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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageIrish

Meaning & History

From Irish Ó Donnghaile meaning "descendant of Donnghal". The given name Donnghal means "brown valour", from donn "brown" and gal "valour". This surname is associated with the descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages.

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Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute