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Male Male Name

Origin and Meaning

Old Irish name

Combination of Gaelic donn = 'brown' or 'chief' and cath = 'warrior' [1] [2]

Related Names

Donnchadh Old Irish
Duncan Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Dungaðr Old Norse


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Donnchadh.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]


  1. Judy Sierra: Celtic Baby Names (1997)
  2. Loreto Todd: Celtic Names for Children (2012)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,