Don Family History
Don Name Meaning
English and Scottish: variant of Dunn . English and Scottish: variant of Dun a habitational name from Dun in Angus Scotland. Italian (Veneto): from a variant of the personal name Dono ‘gift (of God)’. Galician: probably a nickname from don ‘favor kindness’. Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Donát (see Donath ). French: from the old personal name Don derived from ancient Germanic Dodo a short form of compound names based on the element dod (see Dodier ).7: French: habitational name from a place called Don in Nord.8: Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Don a variant of Dan .9: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 曾 see Zeng .10: Vietnamese (Đôn): possibly from the Chinese surname 敦 see Dun 5.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press