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ˈdɔn nɑdon·na

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. donnanoun

    an Italian woman of rank


  1. Donnanoun

    A female given name from Italian.

    "Did you ever know a lady named Miss May-rant? With a funny sort of first name, like Donna? Yes, that is it - Miss Donna May-rant."

  2. Etymology: A 19th-century invention from the Italian noun donna; also interpreted as a feminine form of Donald.


  1. Donna

    Donna is a song written by Ritchie Valens, featuring the 50s progression. The song was released in 1958 on Del-Fi Records. It was Valens' highest-charting single reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the following year. ("Stagger Lee" by Lloyd Price was at number one.) It was written as a tribute to his high school sweetheart Donna Ludwig.


  1. Donna

    Donna is a female given name of Italian origin that means "woman" or "lady." It is commonly used in English-speaking countries as a given name for girls or as a term of respect for women.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Donnanoun

    a lady; madam; mistress; -- the title given a lady in Italy

  2. Etymology: [It. donna, L. domina. See Don, Dame.]


  1. Donna

    "Donna" is a song written and sung by Ritchie Valens, featuring the 50s progression. The song was released in 1958 on Del-Fi Records. It reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart the following year, becoming Valens' highest-charting single. It was written as a tribute to his high school sweetheart Donna Ludwig, now known as Donna Fox. "Donna", the second Ritchie Valens single released, was the A side of the influential and more famous song "La Bamba". This single was only one of three, along with the previous single and the follow-up ever released in Valens's lifetime. Original Del-Fi pressings of "Donna"/"La Bamba" include black and sea green labels with circles, later replaced with solid sea green or solid dark green labels. Early 1960s pressings have black labels with sea green "sawtooth" outer edge.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DONNA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Donna is ranked #36246 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Donna surname appeared 618 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Donna.

    81.8% or 506 total occurrences were White.
    7.7% or 48 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.3% or 39 total occurrences were Black.
    1.9% or 12 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.1% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Nando

  2. nonad

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of donna in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of donna in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of donna in a Sentence

  1. Donna Rotunno:

    Donna Rotunno ego was fragile.

  2. John Bel Edwards:

    I hope all of the people of Louisiana will join Donna and me in praying for Congressman-elect Letlows family, especially his wife Julia and their two children, his many friends and the people of the 5th Congressional District, louisiana has lost more than 7,300 people to COVID-19 since March, and each one of them leaves a tremendous hole in our state.

  3. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen:

    It seems a little more antagonistic, so that part has changed a little bit, but it's not like this was' Leave it to Beaver,'' Mayberry R.F.D.,'' The Donna Reed Show,' it was never a Pollyanna, Mary Poppins place. It was always rough and tumble politics.

  4. E. M. Forster:

    Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her due -- she reminds us too much of a prima donna.

  5. Andrew Zimbalist:

    It's kind of a radical idea because Donna Lopiano're taking an organization that already has a lot of power, and Donna Lopiano're saying let's potentially make it more powerful by giving it an antitrust exemption.

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