Boy Names Start With D

Name Origin meaning Popularname
DABU BELAssyrian the governor of Amida. -----
DABULAMANZIAfrican divider of waters. -----
DABU SAR ASSURAssyrian the great Tukulu of Sargon II. -----
DABU ZILLI ESARAssyrian a governor of Assur. -----
DADAAfrican nature. -----
DADUAssyrian the beloved one. -----
DAEGBERHTAnglo Saxon day bright. -----
DAEGMUNDAnglo Saxon day protection or soldier. -----
DAFARIAfrican first born son. -----
DAGAnglo Saxon day. -----
DAGANAssyrian The exalted one an earth god. -----
DAGONETArthurian king Arthurs fool. -----
DAGUENETArthurian king Arthurs fool. -----
DAKANAssyrian The exalted one an earth god. -----
DAKURIAssyrian son of the crusher. -----
DALMATAlbanian from Dalmatia -----
DAMBUDZOAfrican adversity. -----
DAOODArabic beloved. -----
DARDANAlbanian a Trojan. -----
DAUDArabic beloved. -----
DAVUDAlbanian beloved. -----
DAWOODArabic beloved. -----
DAWUDArabic beloved. -----
DAYANAssyrian judge. -----
DAYAN ASSURAssyrian Assur is Judge. -----
DAYOAfrican joy arrives. -----
DEDEAfrican a jigger or a grasshopper. -----
DEFRIMAlbanianentertainment. -----
DELMARAfrican at the sea. -----
DENEBArabic the tail. -----
DEORWINEAnglo Saxon dear friend. -----
DHAMARArabic the Protector. -----
Dhamarali BayyinArabic a king of the Himyarites. -----
Dhamarali DharahArabic a king of the Himyarites. -----
DHARAHArabic Excellent. -----
DHIMITRAlbanian of Demeter. -----
DHU ANUSCOURArabic The Vultures Man. -----
DHU KHOLOSAArabic Lord of Kholosa. -----
DHU L CALATArabic an Arabian deity worshipped at Sendad. -----
DHU MAHDAMArabic the father of Shoaib. -----
DHU RIASHArabic Lord of Riash. -----
DHU SAMAWIArabic a Himyaritic deity. -----
DHU SHARAArabic Lord of Seir Dulshara. -----
DIAN NISIAssyrian Judge of Men. -----
DIDIArabic Taiti. -----
DIKRANArmenian dominant. -----
DILGANAkkadian the Star of Babylon. -----
DIMIAramaic destruction loss.-----
DINADANArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
DINAS EMRYSArthurian a fortified city belonging to Merlin. -----
DIPTIAkkadian an early Amardian or Cassite deity. -----
DIRANArmenian dominant. -----
DIRNACUSAssyrian a king of the Marruai. -----
DISIAssyrian an Assyrian astronomer. -----
DIYAArabic clearness glare luminary light.-----
DJAHLAHArabic a noble Himyaritic chief of the house of Mudad. -----
DJENDIBArabic a king of the Arabs. -----
DJONDAArabic a wicked king of the Thamudites. -----
DODINELArthurian son of Belinans. -----
DOSUAfrican born after twins. -----
DRITANAlbanian light. -----
DRITONAlbanian light. -----
DRUASArthurian a giant. -----
DRUDWYNArthurian a knight starling.-----
DRUSTArthurian herald or tumult.-----
DRYSTANArthurian herald or tumult.-----
DUBAKUAfrican eleventh born child. -----
DUBEAfrican zebra. -----
DULSHARAArabic Lord of Mount Seir. -----
DUMISAAfrican honor worship or thunder. -----
DUMISANIAfrican honorable or thunderous. -----
DUNAAfrican lord master headman sire.-----
DUNANUAramaic the last king of the Gambuli. -----
DUNANUAssyrian the last king of the Gambuli. -----
DUNSTANAnglo Saxon black stone. -----
DURANAssyrian an Assyrian governor. -----
DUR ASSURAssyrian Castle of Assur. -----
DUR I ASSURAssyrian Castle of Assur. -----
DUZIAssyrian the Son of Life. -----
DWANHAfrican to run. -----
DAGANBabylonian The exalted one an earth god.-----
DAKHEBabylonian and DAKHOS the the issue of Apason and Tauthe.-----
DAKURIBabylonianson of the crusher.-----
DAONBabylonianthe sixth antediluvian king of Babylon.-----
DAPINUBabylonianMercury.-----
DIBBARRABabyloniangod of war and pestilence.-----
DIPTIBabylonianan early Amardian or Cassite deity.-----
DIRBabyloniana name of the deity Marduk.-----
DUNGIBabylonianan early king of Babylonia.-----
DUNNUSAIDUBabylonianDungi king of Ur.-----
DUR I GALZUBabyloniananother form of Kurigalzu.-----
DUZIBabylonianthe Son of Life.-----
DANELBasqueGod s judge.-----
DOMEKABasqueSunday child.-----
DAMYANBulgariantame.-----
DANAILBulgarianGod s judge.-----
DESISLAVBulgarianten glory .-----
DIMITARBulgarianof Demeter.-----
DRAGOMIRBulgarian precious peace.-----
DUBNOBELINUSCelticking of the Dobuni.-----
DUBNOVELLAUNOSCelticking of the Dobuni.-----
DUCARIUSCelticdivine noble or leader .-----
DUMNOCelticworld.-----
DUMNONOSCelticworld.-----
DAIYUChineseblack jade.-----
DANDANChinesecinnabar.-----
DONGMEIChineseyounger sister east or winter plums.-----
DAGCornishsome one of importance .-----
DAVETHCornishbeloved.-----
DAVYDHCornishbeloved.-----
DENZILCornishnoble youth or page.-----
DIGORYCornishstout and firm.-----
DZHUANCornishJehovah s gift or grace .-----
DALIBORCroatiandistant battle.-----
DMITARCroatianof Demeter.-----
DOBRAINCroatiangoodness.-----
DRAGANCroatianbeloved.-----
DRAGOCroatianprecious.-----
DRAGOMIRCroatianprecious peace.-----
DUBRAVKOCroatianoak wood.-----
DUANCroatiansoul spirit.-----
DALEKCzechdistant battle.-----
DALIBORCzechdistant battle.-----
DAMEKCzechtame.-----
DANEKCzechGod s judge.-----
DAVIDCzechbeloved.-----
DOBROMILCzechkind and gracious.-----
DOMINIKCzechSunday child.-----
DONATCzechgiven.-----
DRAHOMIRCzechprecious peace.-----
DRAHOSLAVCzechprecious glory.-----
DUACzechsoul spirit.-----
DUANCzechsoul spirit.-----
DUEKCzechsoul spirit.-----
DITMERDanishpeople s fame.-----
DITTMERDanishpeople s fame.-----
DAANDutchGod s judge.-----
DANILDutchGod s judge.-----
DICKDutchpeople s ruler.-----
DIEDERIKDutchpeople s ruler.-----
DITMERDutchpeople s fame.-----
DRIESDutchman warrior.-----
DADKERAEgyptianAssa Tatkera.-----
DENNUEgyptianchief director.-----
DHOUTIEgyptianibis.-----
DIOGENESEgyptianGod born or Heaven born.-----
DOUN SE PA NEFEREgyptiana devotee of Apis.-----
DSJAHOEgyptiana form of the Hieroglyphic name Saho.-----
DSJA KHONSEgyptianfather of Pesahi a priest of Amen.-----
DSJA TA BAF ANKHEgyptianthe father of Pibamen.-----
DSJOT MENEgyptiana spondist of the temple of Amen.-----
DSJOT MONTHEgyptiana priest and scribe of the temple of Amen Ra.-----
DACEYEnglishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Deiseach originally a name for a member of the Deise a tenant, a vassal, a word tracing back to Indo European *dem s meaning house.-----
DAKOTAEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the name that the Native American Sioux people call themselves meaning allies.-----
DALEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use meaning dale, valley.-----
DALEYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dalaigh descendant of Dalach, hence assembly, gathering.-----
DALLASEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from the Scottish place name Dalfhas composed of the Gaelic elements dail meadow and fhas stance, hence meadow stance, i.e. a meadow used by cattle droves as an overnight dwelling.-----
DALTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from various place names composed of the Old English elements dl valley and tun enclosure, settlement, hence valley settlement.-----
DALYEnglishVariant spelling of English Daley meaning assembly, gathering.-----
DAMIANEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Damianus meaning to tame, to subdue and euphemistically to kill.-----
DAMIONEnglishVariant spelling of English Damian meaning to tame, to subdue and euphemistically to kill.-----
DANEnglish Short form of Hebrew Daniy meaning judge. In the bible this is the name of Jacob s fifth son of 12 .-----
DANAEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use possibly meaning from Denmark.-----
DANEEnglishA dialectal variant spelling of English Dean meaning dean ecclesiastical supervisor.-----
DANIELEnglish-----
DANNIEnglishVariant spelling of English Danny meaning God is my judge. Compare with feminine Danni.-----
DANNIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Danny meaning God is my judge.-----
DANNYEnglishPet form of English Daniel meaning God is my judge.-----
DARBYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use possibly a corruption of Derby a shire of England so called from doire meaning a forest abounding in deer.-----
DARCIEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Darcy meaning from Arcy.-----
DARCYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use meaning from Arcy.-----
DARDENEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use probably of Norman French origin meaning from Ardern.-----
DARELLEnglishVariant spelling of English Darrell meaning from Airelle.-----
DARENEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Norman French baronial name d Araines meaning from Araines.-----
DARIANEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from Roman Latin Darius meaning possesses a lot, wealthy.-----
DARIENEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Darian meaning possesses a lot, wealthy.-----
DARINEnglishVariant spelling of English Daren meaning from Araines.-----
DARNELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use composed of the Old English elements derne hidden, secret and halh nook, hence hidden/secret nook.-----
DARRELEnglishVariant spelling of English Darrell meaning from Airelle.-----
DARRELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Norman French baronial name d Airelle meaning from Airelle.-----
DARRENEnglishVariant spelling of English Daren meaning from Araines.-----
DARRINEnglishVariant spelling of English Daren meaning from Araines.-----
DARRYLEnglishUnisex form of English Darrell meaning from Airelle.-----
DARYLEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Darryl meaning from Airelle.-----
D ARTAGNANEnglish pronounced dar tan yun French habitational surname transferred to forename use meaning from Artagnan. This was the name of the hero of Alexandre Dumas novel The Three Musketeers. The French form of the name is d Artagnan the English form is D Artagnan capital D .-----
DARWINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use probably derived from a Middle English personal name composed of the Old English elements deor dear and wine friend, hence dear friend.-----
DARYLEnglishUnisex form of English Darrell meaning from Airelle.-----
DASHIELLEnglish pron. daSHEEL Americanized form of the French surname De Chiel used as a personal name composed of the French elements de of and chiel heaven, hence from heaven.-----
DAVEEnglishEnglish short form of Hebrew David meaning beloved.-----
DAVENVariantEnglishspelling of English Davin meaning little black one. Compare with another form of Daven.-----
DAVEYEnglishEnglishpet form of Hebrew David meaning beloved. Compare with another form of Davey.-----
DAVIDEnglish Hebrew name meaning beloved. In the bible this is the name of a son of Jesse. David was the second king of Israel and father of King Solomon. As a youth he killed a giant named Goliath with his slingshot.-----
DAVIEEnglishEnglishpet form of Hebrew David meaning beloved. Compare with another form of Davie.-----
DAVINEnglishScottish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Duibhin descendant of Duibhin, hence little black one.-----
DAVISEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from Hebrew David meaning beloved.-----
DAVYEnglishEnglishpet form of Hebrew David meaning beloved. Compare with another form of Davy.-----
DAWEnglishEnglishpet form of Hebrew David meaning beloved. Compare with another form of Daw.-----
DAWSONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Daw David .-----
DAXEnglishAmerican English form of German Dachs meaning badger.-----
DAYEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use possibly originally a nickname for Anglo Saxon names containing the element dig meaning day, such as Dgberht and Dgmund.-----
DAYTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements dic ditch, dike and tun enclosure, settlement, hence dike settlement.-----
DEACONEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use from the Greek word diakonos meaning servant.-----
DEANEnglishEnglishoccupational surname transferred to forename use from the Latin word decanus meaning dean ecclesiastical supervisor.-----
DEANDREEnglishEnglish elaborated form of French Andre meaning man, warrior.-----
DECLANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Deaglan meaning fully good.-----
DEEEnglishEnglish unisex short form of longer names beginning with the letter D. In some cases it may be of Scottish origin associated with the River Dee possibly meaning dark water. Compare with strictly feminine Dee.-----
DEEMEREnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Old English demere meaning judge.-----
DEFORESTEnglishEnglish name derived from a Norman French surname meaning from the forest.-----
DEFORRESTEnglishVariant spelling of English Deforest meaning from the forest.-----
DELAIAEnglishVariant spelling of English Delaiah meaning God has drawn.-----
DELAIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Delayah meaning God has drawn. Hebrew name meaning God has drawn. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a descendant of Zerubbabel.-----
DELANEYEnglishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhshlaine descendant of Dubhshlaine, hence black challenger.-----
DELBERTEnglishProbably a Middle English form of Anglo Saxon oelbert meaning bright nobility.-----
DELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use originally a byname for someone who lives in a dell/hollow.-----
DELMAREnglishEnglish name possibly derived from Spanish del mar meaning of the sea. Once popular among African Americans.-----
DELROYEnglishEnglish name possibly derived from the Old French phrase del roy meaning son or servant of the king.-----
DEMINGAlternateEnglishspelling of the English surname Deeming meaning act of judging. Compare with another form of Deming.-----
DENEnglishEnglish short form of longer names beginning with Den .-----
DENEEnglishVariant spelling of English Dean meaning dean, ecclesiastical supervisor.-----
DENISAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh meaning brown warrior. Compare with another form of Denis.-----
DENNISEnglishEnglish form of Latin Dionysius meaning follower of Dionysos.-----
DENNYEnglishPet form of English Dennis meaning follower of Dionysos.-----
DENTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements denu valley and tun enclosure, settlement, hence valley settlement.-----
DENVEREnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements Dene Dane and fr passage, crossing, hence Dane crossing.-----
DENYSEnglishVariant spelling of English Dennis meaning follower of Dionysos.-----
DEONEnglishEnglish variant spelling of French Dion meaning god, Zeus.-----
DEONNEEnglishEnglish variant spelling of French Dion meaning god, Zeus.-----
DEONTEEnglishModern English creation possibly a blend of Deon god, Zeus and Dante steadfast.-----
DERBYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Darby meaning deer farm.-----
DEREKEnglishEnglish name derived from Dutch Diederik meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DERICKEnglishVariant spelling of English Derek meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DERMOTAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Diarmaid meaning without envy.-----
DERRENEnglishVariant spelling of English Daren meaning from Araines.-----
DERRICKEnglishVariant spelling of English Derek meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DERRYEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Daire meaning fertile, fruitful.-----
DERRYLEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Darryl meaning from Airelle.-----
DERWINEnglishProbably a variant spelling of English Darwin meaning dear friend.-----
DERYCKEnglishVariant spelling of English Derek meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DESHAUNEnglishVariant spelling of English Deshawn meaning God is gracious.-----
DESHAWNEnglishElaborated form of English Shawn meaning God is gracious.-----
DESMONDEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Deas Mhumhan meaning man from south Munster.-----
DEVANEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Devon meaning worshiper of the god Dumnonos.-----
DEVENEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Devon meaning worshiper of the god Dumnonos.-----
DEVEREUXEnglishFrench surname transferred to English forename use meaning from Evreux. Evreux is a commune of Normandy France which got its name from the Eburovices the name of a gallic tribe meaning those which overcome by the yew.Yew wood was used to make weapons bows arrows spears etc.-----
DEVILEnglishEnglish form of Greek Diabolos meaning accuser, slanderer. In the bible this is a title for Satan the prince of demons and author of evil who estranges men from God and entices them to sin. Figuratively the devil is a man who by opposing the cause of God may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him.-----
DEVINEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use derived from the surname Devine an Anglicized form of Gaelic Daimhin descendant of Daimhin, hence little fawn.-----
DEVONEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the county name from a British tribal name meaning worshiper of the god Dumnonos.-----
DEWAYNEEnglishElaborated form of English Dwayne meaning little black one.-----
DEWEYEnglishEnglish form of Welsh Dewi meaning beloved.-----
DEXTEREnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use originally denoting a female dyer, but by the time it became a personal name it had already become strongly associated with Latin dexter auspicious, right handed, and was usually chosen as a name because of this.-----
DEYEEnglishVariant spelling of English Daye meaning day.-----
DEZIEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Italian/Spanish Desi meaning longing.-----
DHELWEARDEnglishMiddle English name derived from Anglo Saxon dhelweard meaning noble guard.-----
DIAMONDEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the vocabulary word meaning diamond for girls and bright protector for boys. This is the birthstone for the month of April.-----
DIBRIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Dibriy meaning my word or eloquent. In the bible this is the name of a man whose daughter married an Egyptian.-----
DICKShortEnglishform of English Richard meaning powerful ruler. Compare with another form of Dick.-----
DICKIEEnglishPet form of English Richard meaning powerful ruler.-----
DICKYEnglishPet form of English Richard meaning powerful ruler.-----
DIGBYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements diki ditch and byr settlement, hence ditch settlement.-----
DIGGORYEnglishEnglish form of French Degare probably meaning strayed, lost.-----
DIGORYEnglishCornish and English form of French Degare probably meaning strayed, lost.-----
DIKLAEnglishVariant spelling of English Diklah meaning palm grove.-----
DIKLAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Diqlah meaning palm grove. In the bible this is the name of a son of Joktan.-----
DILBERTEnglishVariant spelling of English Delbert meaning bright nobility.-----
DILLONEnglishEnglish form of Welsh Dylan meaning great sea.-----
DINISAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh meaning brown warrior. Compare with another form of Dinis.-----
DISHANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Diyshan meaning a species of gazelle or a thresher. In the bible this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.-----
DISMASEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Dysmas meaning sunset. This name is not actually found in the bible but was given by Christians to the thief who was crucified beside Jesus.-----
DOBEnglishMedieval pet form of English Robert meaning bright fame.-----
DODGEEnglishOld pet form of English Rodger meaning famous spear.-----
DOLPHEnglishShort form of English Adolph meaning noble wolf.-----
DOMEnglishShort form of English Dominic meaning belongs to the lord.-----
DOMENICEnglishVariant spelling of English Dominic meaning belongs to the lord.-----
DOMINICEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Dominicus meaning belongs to the Lord. This is a name traditionally given to a child born on Sunday.-----
DOMINICKEnglishOlder spelling of English Dominic meaning belongs to the lord.-----
DONEnglishShort form of English Donald meaning world ruler.-----
DONAGHYEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh meaning brown warrior.-----
DONALEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donal meaning world ruler.-----
DONALDAnglicizedEnglishform of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall meaning world ruler.-----
DONALLEnglishVariant spelling of English Donal meaning world ruler.-----
DONNIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Donny meaning world ruler.-----
DONNYEnglishPet form of English Donald meaning world ruler.-----
DONOGHEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh meaning brown warrior.-----
DONOUGHEnglishVariant spelling of English Donogh meaning brown warrior.-----
DONOVANEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Donndubhain descendant of Donndubhan, hence little dark brown one.-----
DORANIrishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Deoradhain descendant of Deoradhan, hence exile, wanderer. Compare with another form of Doran.-----
DOREEnglishShort form of English Isidore meaning gift of Isis.-----
DORIANEnglishEnglish name coined by Oscar Wilde for a character in his novel The Portrait of Dorian Gray 1891 Probably derived from Latin Dorianus meaning of the Dorian tribe.-----
DOUGEnglishShort form of English Douglas meaning black stream.-----
DOUGALEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dubhghall meaning black stranger.-----
DOUGIEEnglish1 Pet form of English Douglas meaning black stream.-----
DOUGLASEnglishScottish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhghlas meaning black stream.-----
DOYLEEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dubhghall meaning black stranger.-----
DRAKEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use having several possible origins 1 from the byname Draca meaning snake or dragon. 2 from Middle English drake meaning male duck. 3 from Old Norse Draki meaning snake or monster.-----
DRAVENEnglishEnglish name possibly derived from the Old English word drfend meaning hunter.-----
DREWEnglishShort form of English Andrew meaning man warrior.-----
DRISCOLLEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic h Eidirsceoil son of the messenger, from eidirsceol composed of the elements eidir between and sceal story, news, hence go between, intermediary, messenger, news bearer.-----
DRISKOLLEnglishVariant spelling of English Driscoll meaning go between, intermediary, messenger, news bearer.-----
DUANEAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Dubhan originally a byname from a diminutive of Gaelic dubh meaning little black one.-----
DUDEnglishShort form of English Dudley meaning Dudda s meadow.-----
DUDDAEnglishVariant spelling of Old English Dudde meaning cloak, mantle.-----
DUDDEEnglishFrom Old English dudde cloak, mantle, which later produced the word duds ragged clothing and dud which became a byname for a person dressed raggedly.-----
DUDLEYEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dara oak, Dubhdara black oak, and Dubhaltach black haired.-----
DUFFShortEnglishform of English Duffy meaning black peace. Compare with another form of Duff.-----
DUFFYEnglishAnglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshithe son of Duibhshith, hence black peace.-----
DUGALEnglishVariant spelling of English Dougal meaning black stranger.-----
DUKEEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word duke from Latin dux meaning commander, leader.-----
DUNCANEnglishAnglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Donnchadh meaning brown warrior.-----
DUNKYEnglishPet form of English Duncan meaning brown warrior.-----
DUNNEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Duinn descendant of Donn, hence brown.-----
DURWARDEnglishOld English occupational name meaning doorkeeper, warder at the gate.-----
DUSTINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use probably ultimately from Old Norse Thorsteinn meaning Thor s stone.-----
DUSTYEnglishPet form of English Dustin probably meaning Thor s stone.-----
DWANEEnglishVariant spelling of English Dwayne meaning little black one.-----
DWAYNEEnglishVariant spelling of English Duane meaning little black one.-----
DWIGHTEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the feminine personal name Diot a pet form of Dionysia meaning follower of Dionysos.-----
DYEEnglishPet form of English Dennis meaning follower of Dionysos.-----
DYLEnglishShort form of Welsh Dylan meaning great sea.-----
DYLANEnglishWelsh name composed of the elements dy great and llanw sea, hence great sea. In mythology this is the name of a sea god son of Aranrhod and twin brother to Lleu Llaw Gyffes.-----
DYSONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Dye.-----
DAMIENFrenchFrench form of Latin Damianus meaning to tame, to subdue and euphemistically to kill.-----
D ARTAGNANFrench pronounced dar tan yun French habitational surname transferred to forename use meaning from Artagnan. This was the name of the hero of Alexandre Dumas novel The Three Musketeers. The French form of the name is d Artagnan the English form is D Artagnan capital D .-----
DEGAREFrenchFrom the medieval romance Sir Degare probably from the French word egare meaning strayed, lost.-----
DENISFrenchFrenchform of English Dennis meaning follower of Dionysos. Compare with another form of Denis.-----
DEODATFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Deodatus meaning given to God.-----
DESIREFrenchFrench name meaning desired.-----
DEVEREUXFrenchFrench surname transferred to English forename use meaning from Evreux. Evreux is a commune of Normandy France which got its name from the Eburovices the name of a gallic tribe meaning those which overcome by the yew.Yew wood was used to make weapons bows arrows spears etc.-----
DIDIERFrenchFrench form of Latin Desiderius meaning longing.-----
DIEUDONNEFrenchFrench name meaning god given.-----
DIODOREFrenchFrench form of Latin Diodorus meaning gift of Zeus.-----
DIONFrenchFrench name derived from Latin Dio a short form of longer names of Greek origin beginning with Dio meaning Zeus.-----
DOMINIQUEFrenchFrench unisex form of Latin Dominicus meaning belongs to the lord.-----
DONATIENFrenchFrench form of Latin Donatus meaning given by God .-----
DAIMHINMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic byname meaning little fawn, little stag.-----
DALACHMisc. GaelicGaelic name derived from the word dal meaning assembly, gathering.-----
DEORADHANMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name composed of the elements deoradh exile, outlaw, pilgrim, and a diminutive suffix hence little exile or little pilgrim.-----
DIARMAIDMisc. GaelicIrish name probably composed of the Gaelic elements di without and airmait envy, hence without envy. In mythology this is the name of a High King of Ireland.-----
DIARMUIDMisc. GaelicEarly Gaelic form of Irish Diarmaid meaning without envy.-----
DOMHNALLMisc. GaelicScottish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements dubno world and val rule, hence world ruler.-----
DONNDUBHANMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name composed of the elements donn brown, and dubh dark, black, and the diminutive suffix NAME hence little dark brown one.-----
DUIBHINMisc. GaelicGaelic byname meaning little black one.-----
DACHSGermanGerman byname for a hunter of badgers or someone who has badger like qualities, derived from the vocabulary word dahs meaning badger.-----
DEDERICKGermanVariant form of Old High German Diedrich meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DEDRICHGermanVariant form of Old High German Diedrich meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DETLEFGermanOld German name composed of the elements eud people and leib heritage, hence people s heritage.-----
DIDIGermanPet form of German Dieter meaning warrior of the people. Compare with feminine Didi.-----
DIEDERICKGermanLow German form of High German Dietrich meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DIEDRICHGermanVariant spelling of Old High German Dietrich meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DIERKGermanVariant spelling of German Dirk meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DIETERGermanOld German name composed of the elements eud people, race and hari/heri army, warrior, hence warrior of the people.-----
DIETFRIEDGermanGerman name composed of the elements eud people, race and fred/frid peace, hence of the peaceful people.-----
DIETHELMGermanGerman name composed of the elements eud people, race and helm helmet, protection, hence protector of the people.-----
DIETLINDEGermanGerman name composed of the elements eud people, race and linde soft, tender, weak, hence of the gentle people.-----
DIETMARGermanGerman name composed of the elements eud people, race and mari/meri famous, hence of the famous people.-----
DIETRICHGermanOld High German form of Visigothic Theodereiks meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DIRKShortGermanform of German Diederick meaning first of the people king of nations.-----
DAGGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicday.-----
DAIDALOSGreek Greek name meaning cunning worker. In mythology this is the name of the man who created the Labyrinth for King Minos of Crete in which the Minotaur was kept and from which the hero Theseus escaped.-----
DAMIANOSGreek Greek named derived from the element daman meaning to tame, to subdue and euphemistically to kill. Related to Damon.-----
DAMOKLESGreek Greek name composed of the elements damos people and kleos glory, hence glory of the people.-----
DAMONGreek Greek name derived from the word daman meaning to tame, to subdue and euphemistically to kill.In Greek legend this is the name of a friend of Pythios.-----
DANILGreek Greek form of Hebrew Daniyel meaning God is my judge. In the bible this is the name of the hero of the Book of Daniel who was cast into a den of lions but saved by God.-----
DAREIOSGreek Greek form of Persian Darayavahush meaning possesses a lot, wealthy.-----
DAUIDGreek Greek form of Hebrew David meaning beloved. In the bible this is the name of the second king of Israel and ancestor of Jesus.-----
DEIMOSGreek Greek name meaning fear, terror. In mythology this is the name of a son of Ares and Aphrodite.-----
DELPHINIOSGreek Greek name meaning of Delphi or of the Dolphins. In mythology this is a title belonging to Apollo.-----
DEMETRIOSGreek Greek name derived from the name of the goddess Demeter earth mother meaning loves the earth or follower of Demeter.-----
DEMOGORGONGreekGreek myth name of a god of the underworld thought to be a name for Satan possibly composed of the Greek elements daimon demon, devil and gorgos grim, hence grim demon.-----
DEMOKRITOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements demou of the people and krites judge, hence judge of the people.-----
DEMONGreek Ancient Greek name derived from the word demos meaning the people.-----
DEMOSTHENESGreek Greek name composed of the elements demou of the people and sthenos strength, vigor, hence strength of the people.-----
DEMOSTRATEGreek Greek name composed of the elements demou of the people and stratos army, hence people s army.-----
DEUCALIONGreek Greek name possibly meaning new wine sailor. In mythology this is the name of a son of Prometheus and a son of Minos.-----
DIABOLOSGreek Greek name meaning accuser, slanderer. In the bible this is a title for Satan the prince of demons and author of evil who estranges men from God and entices them to sin. Figuratively the devil is a man who by opposing the cause of God may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him.-----
DIDYMOSGreek Greek name meaning two fold, twain. In the New Testament bible this is the name of a Christian.-----
DIMITRIOSGreekVariant spelling of Greek Demetrios meaning loves the earth or follower of Demeter.-----
DIMITRISGreekContracted form of Greek Dimitrios meaning loves the earth or follower of Demeter.-----
DIMOSTHENISGreekVariant spelling of Greek Demosthenes meaning strength of the people.-----
DIODOROSGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios god, Zeus and doron gift, hence gift of Zeus.-----
DIODOTOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios god, Zeus and dotes giver, hence giver of Zeus.-----
DIOGENESGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios god, Zeus and genes born, hence born of Zeus.-----
DIOKLESGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios god, Zeus and kleos glory, hence glory of Zeus.-----
DIOMDSGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios god, Zeus and medomai to think, hence cunning as Zeus. In mythology this is the name of the second best warrior of all Achaeans who fought in the Trojan war Ajax was first best .-----
DIONYSIOSGreek Greek name derived from the name of the god Dionysos meaning follower of Dionysos.-----
DIONYSODOROSGreek Greek name composed of the name of the god Dionysos and the word doron gift, hence gift of Dionysos.-----
DIONYSOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios Zeus and Nysa hence Zeus Nysa, i.e. god of nymphs. In mythology this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. Nysa is the name of a legendary land/mountain where Dionysos was raised and nursed by rain nymphs. There are many places bearing the name Nysa in Anatolia Turkmenistan Poland and Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been interpreted as an Indo European word meaning nymph.-----
DIOSKOUROIGreek Greek name composed of the elements Dios god, Zeus and kouros boy, hence boys of Zeus. In mythology this name was given to Castor and Pollux the twin sons of Zeus and Leda tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28 11 00-----
DORIEUSGreekGreek name derived from the name of an obscure ancient Hellenic tribe called the Dorians hence of the Dorian tribe. The Dorians were supposed to have existed in the north eastern regions of Greece ancient Macedonia and Epirus. Their founder was Doros son of Hellen.-----
DOROSGreek Greek name of a son of Hellen and founder of the Dorian tribe probably derived from the word doron meaning gift.-----
DOROTHEOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements doron gift and theos god, hence gift of God.-----
DRAKONGreek Greek name meaning dragon.In Greek mythology there are many dragons mentioned. For example Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia.-----
DYSMASGreek Greek name not actually found in the bible but given by Christians to the thief who was crucified beside Jesus meaning sunset.-----
DJORDJIGypsy/RomaniRomani variant spelling of Serbian Djordje meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
DAGHebrewHebrew/Jewishname meaning fish. Compare with another form of Dag.-----
DANHebrew/Jewish Short form of Hebrew Daniy meaning judge. In the bible this is the name of Jacob s fifth son of 12 .-----
DANIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning judge. In the bible this is the name of Jacob s fifth son of 12 .Dan is the Anglicized form.-----
DANIYELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God is my judge. In the bible this is the name of the hero of the Book of Daniel who was cast into a den of lions but saved by God.-----
DANIYYELHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Daniyel meaning God is my judge.-----
DARHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning both mother of pearl and marble.-----
DARAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning the arm. In the bible this is the name of a son of Zerah. Compare with other forms of Dara.-----
DAR YAVESHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew form of Persian Darayavahush Latin Darius meaning possesses a lot, wealthy. In the bible this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede son of Ahasuerus king of the Chaldeans.-----
DATANHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Dathan meaning belonging to a fountain.-----
DA THANHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Dathan meaning belonging to a fountain.-----
DATHANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning belonging to a fountain. In the bible this is the name of a son of Eliab who with his brother Abiram joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses.-----
DAVIDHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning beloved. In the bible this is the name of a son of Jesse. David was the second king of Israel and father of King Solomon. As a youth he killed a giant named Goliath with his slingshot.-----
DEKELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning date/palm tree.-----
DELAYAVariantHebrew/Jewishspelling of Hebrew Delayah meaning God has drawn.-----
DELAYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God has drawn. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a descendant of Zerubbabel.-----
DELAYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Delayah meaning God has drawn.-----
DIBRIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning my word or eloquent. In the bible this is the name of a man whose daughter married an Egyptian. Also spelled Divri.-----
DIQLAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name of foreign origin meaning palm grove. In the bible this is the name of a son of Joktan.-----
DIVRIHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Dibriy meaning my word or eloquent.-----
DIYSHANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a species of gazelle or a thresher. In the bible this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.-----
DODIHebrew/JewishHebrew name meaning my beloved or my uncle. Compare with strictly feminine Dodi.-----
DORHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Dowr meaning generation or period of time. In the bible this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh south of Carmel.-----
DORANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name of Greek origin meaning gift. Compare with another form of Doran.-----
DORONHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Doran meaning gift.-----
DORRANHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Doran meaning gift.-----
DOVHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning bear.-----
DOVEVHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning whisper.-----
DOWRHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning generation or period of time. In the bible this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh south of Carmel.-----
DAGFINNURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Dagfinnr meaning day Finn or day wanderer.-----
DAGURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Dagr meaning day.-----
DARAShortPersian/Avestan/Iranianform of Persian Darayavahush meaning possesses a lot, wealthy. Compare with other forms of Dara.-----
DARAWESHPersian/Avestan/IranianContracted form of Persian Darayavahush meaning possesses a lot wealthy.-----
DaRAYAVAHUSHPersian/Avestan/IranianPersian name composed of the elements daraya to possess and vahu good, hence possesses a lot, wealthy.-----
DARIUSHPersian/Avestan/Iranian Contracted form of Persian Darayavahush meaning possesses a lot, wealthy.-----
DELSHADPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning happy heart.-----
DILSHADPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Delshad meaning happy heart.-----
DACEYIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Deiseach originally a name for a member of the Deise a tenant, a vassal, a word tracing back to Indo European *dem s meaning house.-----
DAGDAIrishIrish Gaelic name meaning the good god. In Celtic mythology this is the name of a god of knowledge and magic and a leader of the Tuatha De Danann supernatural beings who inhabited Ireland prior to the coming of the Celts.-----
DAIBHIIrishIrish Gaelic form of Hebrew David meaning beloved.-----
DAIBHADHIrishIrish Gaelic form of Hebrew David meaning beloved.-----
DAIREIrishIrish name derived from the Gaelic element daire meaning fertile, fruitful.-----
DAITHIIrishIrish Gaelic name meaning swift.-----
DALEYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dalaigh descendant of Dalach, hence assembly, gathering.-----
DARAFromIrishIrish Gaelic Mac Dara meaning son of oak. Compare with other forms of Dara-----
DARACHIrishVariant form of Irish Dara meaning oak.-----
DEAGLANIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements deagh good and lan full, hence fully good.-----
DEAS MHUMHANIrishIrish Gaelic byname meaning man from south Munster.-----
DEASUNIrishContracted form of Irish Gaelic Deas Mhumhan meaning man from south Munster.-----
DELANEYIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dubhshlaine descendant of Dubhshlaine, hence black challenger.-----
DEVINIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use derived from the surname Devine an Anglicized form of Gaelic Daimhin descendant of Daimhin, hence little fawn.-----
DIARMAIDIrishIrish name probably composed of the Gaelic elements di without and airmait envy, hence without envy. In mythology this is the name of a High King of Ireland.-----
DOMNALLIrishIrish Gaelic form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall meaning world ruler.-----
DONALIrishEarlier form of Irish Gaelic Domnall meaning world ruler.-----
DONNIrishIrish Gaelic name meaning brown. In mythology this is the name of a king of the underworld.-----
DONNEIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Donn meaning brown.-----
DONNACHAIDHIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh meaning brown warrior.-----
DONNCHADHIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements donn brown and cath battle, war, hence brown warrior.-----
DONOVANIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Donndubhain descendant of Donndubhan, hence little dark brown one.-----
DORANIrishIrishsurname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Deoradhain descendant of Deoradhan, hence exile, wanderer. Compare with another form of Doran.-----
DRISCOLLIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic h Eidirsceoil son of the messenger, from eidirsceol composed of the elements eidir between and sceal story, news, hence go between, intermediary, messenger, news bearer.-----
DUBHANIrishIrish Gaelic name originally a byname composed of dubh black and a diminutive suffix hence little black one.-----
DUBHALTACHIrishIrish Gaelic name probably composed of the elements dubh black and fholtach haired, hence black haired.-----
DUBHDARAIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh black, dark and dara oak, hence black oak.-----
DUBHGHALLIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh black, dark and gall stranger, hence black stranger. This is said to have been a byname applied to the Danes in contrast to the fair Norse settlers of Norway and Iceland.-----
DUBHSHLAINEIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh dark, black and slan challenge, defiance, hence black challenger.-----

Girl Name Origins

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Get to the root of it

We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

Baby girl names come from all walks of life and there are many rare beauties that can be found by exploring other cultures. Investigate an origin outside of your regular stomping grounds and you might just find a stunning surprise. Some of today's top names have surprising origins whether it's Layla's Arabic roots or Mila’s Slavic start.

Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

We invite you to explore the meanings of your favorite baby girl names. Some may surprise you. Along the way, you may find a new beloved name with an irresistible meaning that speaks to your heart.

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Each list might contain a favorite of yours or a new beauty you haven't even considered. Sometimes all it takes is seeing a name in a new light to make it sing to you. We strive to bring names to life and hope you find a new favorite or two along the way.

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