Meaning and Origin of: Donahue

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Dark warrior

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnchadha ‘descendant of Donnchadh’, a personal name (sometimes Anglicized as Duncan in Scotland), composed of the elementsdonn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.