D names, Female, Nickname names, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Donatella is the Italian diminutive form of Donata, the feminine form of Donato which comes from Latin Donatus meaning “given” via donum (gift, present) derived from PIE *deh₃- (to give).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Donata (Italian, Lithuanian, Late Roman)
  • Donáta (Hungarian)


Male forms:

  • Donatello (Italian diminutive of Donato)
  • Donato (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Donatus (Late Roman)
  • Donat (Catalan, French, Occitan, Polish)
  • Donát (Hungarian)
  • Donatas (Lithuanian)


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