Name: Domhnall

Origin and Meaning of the Name Domhnall

  • Meaning:
    World rule
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    World rule
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (DON ahl)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Domhnall)
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Miscellaneous Info for Domhnall

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  • Used in:
    Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    St. Domhnall (Donald) was a Scottish saint who lived in the 700's in Forfarshire. He is noted for having had nine daughters whom followed his teachings and created their own sect. They are remembered as legend and refered to as the Nine Maids. St. Donald's feast is observed on July 15th.

    Several Gaelic nobles, kings poets and men of legend have borne this name.

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