15,871 DONNELL members around the world
DONNELL Family HistoryThe O Donnells are one of the eminent families whose forefather was Niall of the Nine Hostages. Tirconnell, meaning ?Connell?s territory? (Now Donegal) was their base, and from Domhnaill (world mighty) they took their name. Their chieftains were inaugurated on the Rock of Doon near Letterkenny. Theirs is a history of battle. They built strong holds around Donegal and defended them first from their neighbours, the O?Neills, and then in a losing battle, from the Tudors. Donegal, Rock of Doon near Letterkenny.
Join the conversation with the DONNELL tribe
- Find your DONNELL ancestor
- Tell us about your DONNELL Family
- Tell us about your DONNELL ancestors
- Ask a question about the DONNELL history
- Leave a message for DONNELL family members
Invite more DONNELL family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the DONNELL tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the DONNELL live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!