Donya

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Donya

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  • A submission from Iran says the name Donya means "The world Big heart Whole universe" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  • A user from Canada says the name Donya is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "The world".
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Wiktionary

From Spanish doña, from Latin domina.

  1. madam, mistress

Notable Persons Named Donya

Donya was born on October 31st, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. She died on November 6th, 2011.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1934 5 5 0
1939 7 7 0
1942 8 8 0
1947 7 7 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 46 46 0
1963 35 35 0
1964 34 34 0
1965 44 44 0
1966 50 50 0
1967 67 67 0
1968 63 63 0
1969 82 82 0
1970 100 100 0
1971 97 97 0
1972 81 75 6
1973 63 63 0
1974 66 60 6
1975 49 49 0
1976 64 57 7
1977 50 40 10
1978 52 45 7
1979 62 54 8
1980 49 43 6
1981 28 28 0
1982 25 25 0
1983 28 28 0
1984 32 25 7
1985 25 25 0
1986 29 24 5
1987 17 17 0
1988 37 30 7
1989 32 27 5
1990 35 29 6
1991 16 16 0
1992 27 21 6
1993 52 44 8
1994 32 20 12
1995 40 24 16
1996 47 28 19
1997 36 30 6
1998 48 33 15
1999 48 36 12
2000 40 34 6
2001 64 48 16
2002 69 57 12
2003 37 26 11
2004 46 39 7
2005 57 46 11
2006 44 38 6
2007 41 35 6
2008 27 17 10
2009 28 22 6
2010 21 21 0
2011 20 20 0
2012 22 22 0
2013 17 17 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Donya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Donya

  • How Popular is the name Donya? Donya is the 5,883rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Donya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,493 babies born with the first name Donya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donya to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1934 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Donya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donya is Tuesday, February 24th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Donya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donya was in 1970 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Donya Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donya is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Donya: Your name in reverse order is Aynod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoynd. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Donya born May 28, 1933

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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