GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: DUN-kən (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Donnchadh meaning "brown warrior", derived from Gaelic donn "brown" and cath "warrior". This was the name of two kings of Scotland, including the one who was featured in Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth' (1606).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Donnchad, Donnchadh (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Donagh, Donnchad, Donnchadh (Irish)
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