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Origin and Meaning of Donyale

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  • A submission from Kentucky, United States says the name Donyale means "Mother of Art" and is of Greek origin.
Other origins: African

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Notable Persons Named Donyale

Donyale Luna was a model, actress, model (people), and actor. Donyale was given the name Peggy Ann Freeman on August 31st, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. She left this life on May 17th, 1979.


Donyale Werle is a in the field of scenic design.


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Popularity of Donyale as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Donyale

  • How Popular is the name Donyale? Donyale is the 17,707th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Donyale have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 433 babies born with the first name Donyale in the United States. That's more than enough people named Donyale to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Donyale? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Donyale first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Donyale is Wednesday, September 25th, 1963.
  • What year had the most people named Donyale born? The highest recorded use of the first name Donyale was in 1969 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Donyale Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Donyale is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Donyale: Your name in reverse order is Elaynod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elndoya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Donyale born Aug 13, 1934

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 Western Australia approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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