Meaning and Origin of Dona - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Dona

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Lady

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian (Donà) : Venetian variant of Donato.
  • Southern Italian : from a reduced form of Adona, feminine form of Adone.
  • Hungarian : from a pet form of the personal name Donát (see Donath).
  • Catalan : perhaps from dona ‘lady’, ‘woman’.