Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. Daw-n [key]
Other Forms FormsDonn,
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Meaning & History
Don derives from the Old Gaelic "donn", brown, or the Old English pre 7th Century "dunn", brown, or the Old English pre 7th Century "dunn", dull brown or dark, and was originally given as a distinguishing nickname to someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion.