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Origin and popularity of the name DONAHUE


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

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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