Masculine Names

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DEEMERmEnglish (Rare)
From an English and Scottish surname meaning "judge", from Old English demere.
DEEPmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Variant transcription of DIP.
DEFORESTmEnglish
From a French surname meaning "from the forest". It was originally given in honour of American author John Deforest (1826-1906).
DEIMOSmGreek Mythology
Means "terror" in Greek. This was one of the sons of the Greek god Ares. Also, a moon of Mars bears this name.
DEINIOLmWelsh
Welsh form of DANIEL.
DEIONmAfrican American (Modern)
Variant of DION. A notable bearer is retired American football player Deion Sanders (1967-).
DEJANmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Possibly derived from the South Slavic word dejati meaning "to act, to do". Otherwise it may be related to Latin deus "god".
DEJENmEastern African, Amharic
Means "foundation, support" in Amharic.
DEKELmHebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
DELAIAHmBiblical
Means "YAHWEH has drawn up" in Hebrew. This is the name of several Old Testament characters.
DELANOmEnglish
From a surname, recorded as de la Noye in French, indicating that the bearer was from a place called La Noue (ultimately Gaulish meaning "wetland, swamp"). It has been used in honour of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), whose middle name came from his mother's maiden name.
DELBERTmEnglish
Short form of ADELBERT. As an American name it was first used in the New York area by people of Dutch ancestry.
DELLm & fEnglish
From an English surname which originally denoted a person who lived in a dell or valley.
DELMARmEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from Norman French de la mare meaning "from the pond".
DELPHINUSmLate Roman
Masculine form of DELPHINA. Saint Delphinus was a 4th-century bishop of Bordeaux.
DELROYmEnglish (Rare)
Possibly an alteration of LEROY.
DELSHADm & fPersian
Variant transcription of DILSHAD.
DELWYNmWelsh
Means "pretty and white" from the Welsh element del "pretty" combined with gwyn "fair, white, blessed".
DEMETER (2)mHungarian
Hungarian form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMÉTRIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMETRIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMETRIOSmAncient Greek, Greek
Original Greek form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMETRIUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Δημητριος (Demetrios), which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess DEMETER (1). Kings of Macedon and the Seleucid kingdom have had this name. This was also the name of several early saints including a Saint Demetrius who was martyred in the 4th century.
DEMİRmTurkish
Means "iron" in Turkish.
DEMIRmBosnian
Bosnian form of DEMİR.
DEMOCRITUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Δημοκριτος (Demokritos), a Greek name meaning "judge of the people" from the elements δημος (demos) "the people" and κριτης (krites) "judge, critic". This was the name of a Greek philosopher, the creator of the atomic theory.
DEMONmAncient Greek
Ancient Greek name derived from δημος (demos) "the people".
DEMOSTHENESmAncient Greek
Means "vigour of the people" from Greek δημος (demos) "the people" and σθενος (sthenos) "vigour, strength". This was the name of both an Athenian general of the 5th century and an Athenian orator of the 4th century.
DEMYANmRussian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of DAMIAN.
DENmEnglish
Short form of DENNIS.
DENEBmAstronomy
Derived from Arabic ذنب (dhanab) meaning "tail". This is the name of a star in the constellation Cygnus.
DÉNESmHungarian
Hungarian form of DENIS.
DENHOLMmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was originally taken from a place name meaning "valley island" in Old English.
DENIELmBreton
Breton form of DANIEL.
DÊNISmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of DENIS, used mainly in Brazil as opposed to Portugal (where Dinis is more common).
DENISmFrench, Russian, English, German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Romanian, Croatian
From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS. Saint Denis was a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul and the first bishop of Paris. He was martyred by decapitation, after which legend says he picked up his own severed head and walked for a distance while preaching a sermon. He is credited with converting the Gauls to Christianity and is considered the patron saint of France.... [more]
DENİZf & mTurkish
Means "sea" in Turkish.
DENNISmEnglish, German, Dutch
Usual English, German and Dutch form of DENIS.
DENNYmEnglish
Diminutive of DENNIS.
DENTONmEnglish
From a surname, originally from a place name, which meant "valley town" in Old English.
DENVERmEnglish
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "Dane ford" in Old English. This is the name of the capital city of Colorado, which was named for the politician James W. Denver (1817-1892).
DENYSmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of DENIS.
DENZELmEnglish (Modern)
Possibly a variant of DENZIL. This spelling of the name was popularized by American actor Denzel Washington (1954-), who was named after his father.
DENZILmEnglish
From a surname which originally denoted a person from the manor of Denzell in Cornwall. This given name was borne by several members of the noble Holles family starting in the 16th century, notably the statesman Denzil Holles (1599-1680). They were named for John Denzel, an ancestor whose home was Denzell.
DEOmIndian, Hindi
Variant transcription of DEV.
DÉODATmFrench
French form of DEODATUS.
DEODATOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DEODATUS.
DEODATUSmLate Roman
Variant of ADEODATUS or DEUSDEDIT. This name was borne by several saints.
DEÒRSAmScottish
Scottish form of GEORGE.
DEORWINEmAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements deor "dear" and wine "friend".
DERBYmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of DARBY.
DEREKmEnglish
From the older English name Dederick, which was in origin a Low German form of THEODORIC. It was imported to England from the Low Countries in the 15th century.
DERICKmEnglish
Variant of DEREK.
DERMIDmScottish
Anglicized form of DIARMAD.
DERMOTmIrish
Anglicized form of DIARMAID.
DERORmHebrew
Variant transcription of DROR.
DERRICKmEnglish
Variant of DEREK.
DERRYmIrish
Diminutive of DERMOT.
DERVİŞmTurkish
From a Turkish word, which exists in English as dervish, for a Sufi ascetic. It is ultimately from Avestan drigu meaning "needy, poor".
DERYAf & mTurkish
Means "sea, ocean" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
DESmEnglish
Short form of DESMOND.
DESHAUNmAfrican American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and SHAUN.
DESHAWNmAfrican American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and SHAWN.
DESImSpanish
Diminutive of DESIDERIO.
DESIDERATUSmLate Roman
Derived from Latin desideratum meaning "desired". This was the name of a 6th-century French saint.
DESIDÉRIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DESIDERIO.
DESIDERIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DESIDERIUS.
DESIDERIUSmLate Roman
Derived from Latin desiderium "longing, desire". It was the name of several early saints. It was also borne in the 8th century by the last king of the Lombard Kingdom.
DÉSIRÉmFrench
Masculine form of DÉSIRÉE.
DESISLAVmBulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from Slavic elements, possibly deseti meaning "ten", combined with slava "glory".
DESMONDmEnglish, Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Deasmhumhain meaning "South Munster", originally indicating a person who came from that region in Ireland.
DESTAf & mEastern African, Amharic
Means "joy" in Amharic.
DETLEFmLow German, German
Derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and leib "heritage".
DEUSDEDITmLate Roman
Latin name meaning "God has given". This was the name of two popes (who are also known by the related name Adeodatus).
DEVmIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
DEVADASmIndian, Hindi
Means "servant of the gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and दास (dasa) meaning "servant".
DEVARAJmIndian, Kannada
Modern form of DEVARAJA.
DEVARAJAmHinduism
Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and राज (raja) meaning "king". This is another name of the Hindu god Indra.
DEVDASmIndian, Hindi
Variant transcription of DEVADAS.
DEVEREUXmEnglish (Rare)
From an English surname, of Norman French origin, meaning "from Evreux". Evreux is a town in France.
DEVINm & fEnglish, Irish
From a surname, either the Irish surname DEVIN (1) or the English surname DEVIN (2).
DEVONm & fEnglish
Variant of DEVIN. It may also be partly inspired by the name of the county of Devon in England, which got its name from the Dumnonii, a Celtic tribe.
DEVRAJmIndian, Hindi
Modern form of DEVARAJA.
DEVRİMmTurkish
Means "revolution" in Turkish.
DEWAYNEmEnglish
Variant of DUANE.
DEWEYmWelsh
Welsh form of DAVID.
DEWI (1)mWelsh
From Dewydd, an old Welsh form of DAVID. Saint Dewi, the patron saint of Wales, was a 6th-century Welsh bishop.
DEWYDDmWelsh (Archaic)
Old Welsh form of DAVID.
DEXmEnglish
Short form of DEXTER.
DEXTERmEnglish
From an occupational surname meaning "one who dyes" in Old English. It also coincides with the Latin word dexter meaning "right-handed, skilled".
DEYANmBulgarian
Bulgarian form of DEJAN.
DEZImEnglish
Diminutive of DESMOND and other names beginning with a similar sound.
DEZSŐmHungarian
Hungarian form of Desiderius (see DESIDERIO).
DHANANJAYmIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "winning wealth" in Sanskrit.
DHARMAmIndian, Hindi, Telugu, Nepali
Means "that which is established, law, duty, virtue" in Sanskrit.
DHAVALmIndian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "dazzling white" in Sanskrit.
DIANm & fIndonesian
Means "candle" in Indonesian.
DIARMADmScottish
Scottish form of DIARMAID.
DIARMAIDmIrish, Irish Mythology
Perhaps means "without envy" in Irish. In Irish mythology this was the name of a warrior who became the lover of Gráinne. It was also the name of several ancient Irish kings.
DICK (1)mEnglish
Medieval diminutive of RICHARD. The change in the initial consonant is said to have been caused by the way the trilled Norman R was pronounced by the English.
DICK (2)mDutch
Short form of DIEDERIK.
DICUNmMedieval English
Medieval diminutive of DICK (1).
DÍDACmCatalan
Catalan form of DIDACUS.
DIDACUSmMedieval Spanish
Form of DIEGO found in medieval Latin records.
DIDImGerman
Diminutive of DIETER.
DIDIERmFrench
French form of DESIDERIO.
DIEDEmDutch
Short form of DIEDERIK and other names beginning with the same element, originally from Germanic theud meaning "people".
DIEDERICHmGerman (Archaic)
Older German form of DIETRICH.
DIEDERICKmDutch
Dutch variant of DIEDERIK.
DIEDERIKmDutch
Dutch form of THEODORIC.
DIEGOmSpanish
Possibly a shortened form of SANTIAGO. In medieval records Diego was Latinized as Didacus, and it has been suggested that it in fact derives from Greek διδαχη (didache) "teaching". Saint Didacus (or Diego) was a 15th-century Franciscan brother based in Alcalá, Spain. Other famous bearers of this name include Mexican muralist Diego Rivera (1886-1957) and Argentine soccer player Diego Maradona (1960-).
DIERKmGerman
Variant of DIRK.
DIETERmGerman
Means "warrior of the people", derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and hari "army".
DIETFRIEDmGerman (Rare)
Means "peace of the people" from the Germanic elements theud "people" and frid "peace".
DIETHELMmGerman
Derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and helm "helmet, protection".
DIETMARmGerman
Means "famous people", derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and mari "famous".
DIETRICHmGerman
German form of THEODORIC.
DIEUDONNÉmFrench
Means "given by God" in French, used as a French form of DEUSDEDIT.
DIEUWEmFrisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names beginning with the element diet, originally theud meaning "people".
DIEUWERmFrisian
Frisian form of the Germanic name Dietwar, a later form of THEODOAR.
DIEUWERTmFrisian
Frisian form of the Germanic name Dietwart, a later form of THEODOARD.
DIGBYmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the name of an English town, itself derived from a combination of Old English dic "dyke, ditch" and Old Norse byr "farm, town".
DIGGORYmEnglish (Rare)
Probably an Anglicized form of Degaré. Sir Degaré was the subject of a medieval poem set in Brittany. The name may mean "lost one" from French égaré.
DIKLAm & fHebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DIKLAHm & fHebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "palm grove" in Hebrew or Aramaic. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Joktan. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
DILBERTmPopular Culture
Meaning unknown. The second element is probably intended to be from Germanic beraht "bright". This is the title character in a comic strip by Scott Adams.
DILEEPmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
Variant transcription of DILIP.
DILIPAmHinduism
Means "protector of Delhi" from Sanskrit दिल्ली (see DELHI) combined with (pa) meaning "protecting". This is the name of several kings in Hindu texts.
DILLONmEnglish
Variant of DYLAN based on the spelling of the surname Dillon, which has an unrelated origin.
DILŞADmKurdish
Kurdish form of DILSHAD.
DILSHADm & fPersian
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian.
DILWYNmWelsh
Means "genuine and white" from the Welsh element dilys "genuine" combined with gwyn "white, fair, blessed".
DIMA (2)mRussian
Diminutive of DIMITRI.
DIMASmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of DISMAS.
DIMITARmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRImRussian, French
Variant of DMITRIY, using the Church Slavic spelling.
DIMITRIJmSlovene, Macedonian
Slovene and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRIJEmSerbian
Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRIOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of DEMETRIOS.
DIMITRISmGreek
Modern Greek form of DEMETRIOS.
DIMOmBulgarian
Diminutive of DIMITAR.
DIMOSTHENISmGreek
Modern Greek form of DEMOSTHENES.
DINESHAmHinduism
Means "day lord" from Sanskrit दिन (dina) meaning "day" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord". In Hindu texts this is used as a name of the sun.
DINHmVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (dinh) meaning "palace, encampment".
DINISmPortuguese (European)
Portuguese form of DENIS, used mainly in Portugal as opposed to Brazil (where Dênis is more common).
DINIZmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant form of DENIS.
DINKOmCroatian
Croatian diminutive of DOMINIC.
DINOmItalian, Croatian
Short form of names ending in dino or tino.
DINUmRomanian
Romanian diminutive of CONSTANTIN.
DIOCLETIANmHistory
From the Roman cognomen Diocletianus, a derivative of DIOKLES. This was the name of a Roman emperor of the 3rd and 4th centuries. He is remembered for persecuting Christians, but he also reformed and stabilized the crumbling Empire.
DIODATOmItalian
Italian form of DEODATUS.
DIODORUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Διοδωρος (Diodoros) which meant "gift of Zeus", derived from the elements Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and δωρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a 1st-century BC Greek historian.
DIODOTUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Διοδοτος (Diodotos), a Greek name which meant "given by Zeus" from Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and δοτος (dotos) meaning "given".
DIOGENESmAncient Greek
Means "born of Zeus" from Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and γενης (genes) meaning "born". This was the name of a Greek Cynic philosopher.
DIOGOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DIEGO. This name was borne by the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Diogo Cão.
DIOKLESmAncient Greek
Means "glory of Zeus" from Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory".
DIOMEDESmGreek Mythology
Derived from Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and μηδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think, to plan". In Greek legend Diomedes was one of the greatest heroes who fought against the Trojans. With Odysseus he entered Troy and stole the Palladium. After the Trojan War he founded the cities of Brindisi and Arpi in Italy.
DIONmAncient Greek, English
Short form of DIONYSIOS and other Greek names beginning with the Greek element Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS". This was the name of a 4th-century BC tyrant of Syracuse. It has been used as an American given name since the middle of the 20th century.
DIONISIEmRomanian
Romanian form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONÍSIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONISIOmSpanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONYSIOSmGreek, Ancient Greek
Greek personal name derived from the name of the Greek god DIONYSOS. Famous bearers include two early tyrants of Syracuse and a 1st-century BC Greek rhetorician.
DIONYSIUSmAncient Greek (Latinized), Biblical
Latin form of DIONYSIOS. Dionysius the Areopagite, who is mentioned in the New Testament, was a judge converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. This was also the name of many other early saints, including a 3rd-century pope.
DIONYSODOROSmAncient Greek
Means "gift of Dionysos" from the name of the god DIONYSOS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
DIONYSOSmGreek Mythology
From Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" combined with NYSA, the name of the region where young Dionysos was said to have been raised. In Greek mythology Dionysos was the god of wine, revelry, fertility and dance. He was the son of Zeus and Semele.
DIONÝZmSlovak
Slovak form of DIONYSIUS.
DIPAKAmHinduism
Means "inflaming, exciting" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Kama, the Hindu god of love.
DİRENÇmTurkish
Means "resistance" in Turkish.
DIRKmDutch, German, English
Short form of DIEDERIK. The name was popularized in the English-speaking world by actor Dirk Bogarde (1921-1999), who had some Dutch ancestry. This is also the Scots word for a type of dagger.
DISMASmJudeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Greek δυσμη (dysme) meaning "sunset". This is the name traditionally given to the repentant thief who was crucified beside Jesus.
DIXONmEnglish
From an English surname meaning "DICK (1)'s son".
DIYA (2)mArabic
Variant transcription of ZIYA.
DÎYARf & mKurdish
Means "gift" in Kurdish.
DJEHUTImEgyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of THOTH.
DJEHUTIMESUmAncient Egyptian
Reconstructed Egyptian form of THUTMOSE.
DJORDJEmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐORĐE.
DJURADJmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐURAĐ.
DJUROmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐURO.
DMITARmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DMITREImMedieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of DMITRIY.
DMITRImRussian
Variant transcription of DMITRIY.
DMITRIImRussian
Variant transcription of DMITRIY.
DMITRIYmRussian
Russian form of DEMETRIUS. Dmitriy Mendeleev (1834-1907) was the Russian chemist who devised the periodic table.
DMITRYmRussian
Variant transcription of DMITRIY.
DMYTROmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of DEMETRIUS.
DOBRImBulgarian
Diminutive of DOBROSLAV.
DOBROGOSTmPolish (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and gosti "guest".
DOBROMILmCzech (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and milu "gracious, dear".
DOBROSLAVmCroatian, Serbian, Czech, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and slava "glory".
DOBROSŁAWmPolish
Polish form of DOBROSLAV.
DÖLFmLimburgish
Limburgish short form of ADOLF.
DOLPHmEnglish
Short form of ADOLPH.
DOMmEnglish
Short form of DOMINIC.
DOMAGOJmCroatian
Derived from the Slavic elements domu "home" and gojiti "grow, heal, foster, nurture".
DOMENmSlovene
Slovene form of DOMINIC.
DOMENICOmItalian
Italian form of DOMINIC. Domenico Veneziano was a Renaissance painter who lived in Florence.
DOMHNALLmScottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DOMINGOmSpanish
Spanish form of DOMINIC.
DOMINGOSmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DOMINIC.
DOMINICmEnglish
From the Late Latin name Dominicus meaning "of the Lord". This name was traditionally given to a child born on Sunday. Several saints have borne this name, including the 13th-century founder of the Dominican order of friars. It was in this saint's honour that the name was first used in England, starting around the 13th century. It is primarily used by Catholics.
DOMINICUSmLate Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of DOMINIC, as well as the modern Dutch form.
DOMINIQUEf & mFrench
French feminine and masculine form of DOMINIC.
DOMINYKASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of DOMINIC.
DOMITIANmHistory
From the Roman cognomen Domitianus, itself derived from the family name DOMITIUS. This was the name of a 1st-century Roman emperor, Titus Flavius Domitianus.
DOMITIUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was probably derived from Latin domitus meaning "having been tamed".
DOMNALLmScottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DOMONKOSmHungarian
Hungarian form of DOMINIC.
DÖMÖTÖRmHungarian
Hungarian form of DEMETRIUS.
DONmEnglish
Short form of DONALD.
DONAGHmIrish
Anglicized form of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
DÓNALmIrish
Modern Irish form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONALmIrish
Anglicized form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONALDmScottish, English
From the Gaelic name Domhnall which means "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule". This was the name of two 9th-century kings of the Scots and Picts. It has traditionally been very popular in Scotland, and during the 20th century it became common in the rest of the English-speaking world. This is the name of one of Walt Disney's most popular cartoon characters, Donald Duck. It was also borne by Australian cricket player Donald Bradman (1908-2001).
DONARmGermanic Mythology
Continental Germanic cognate of Þórr (see THOR).
DONÁTmHungarian
Hungarian form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONATmFrench (Rare), Occitan (Rare), Catalan (Rare), Polish (Rare)
French, Occitan, Catalan and Polish form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONATASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONATELLOmItalian
Diminutive of DONATO. The Renaissance sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi was better known as Donatello.
DONATIANUSmLate Roman
Derivative of Donatus (see DONATO). This was the name of a few early saints.
DONATIENmFrench
French form of DONATIANUS.
DONATOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the Late Latin name Donatus meaning "given". Several early saints had this name. The name was also borne by two Renaissance masters: the sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi (also known as Donatello), and the architect Donato Bramante.
DONATUSmLate Roman
Latin form of DONATO.
DONCHOmBulgarian
Diminutive of ANDON.
DONČOmMacedonian
Diminutive of ANDON.
DONGmChinese
From Chinese (dōng) meaning "east", (dòng) meaning "pillar, beam", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
DONG-GEUNmKorean
From Sino-Korean (dong) meaning "east" and (geun) meaning "root, foundation", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DONNCHADmAncient Irish
Older Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONNCHADHmIrish, Scottish
Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONNDUBHÁNmAncient Irish
Composed of the Gaelic element donn "brown" combined with dubh "dark" and a diminutive suffix.
DONNIEmEnglish
Diminutive of DONALD.
DONNYmEnglish
Diminutive of DONALD.
DONOVANmIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of DONNDUBHÁN".
DORm & fHebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORANmIrish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Deoráin meaning "descendant of Deoradhán". The name Deoradhán means "exile, wanderer" in Gaelic.
ĐORĐEmSerbian
Serbian form of GEORGE.
DORImHebrew
Means "my generation" in Hebrew.
DORIANmEnglish, French
The name was first used by Oscar Wilde in his novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1891), which tells the story of a man whose portrait ages while he stays young. Wilde may have taken it from the name of the ancient Greek tribe the Dorians, or from the surname DORAN.
DORIANOmItalian
Italian form of DORIAN.
DORIJANmCroatian
Croatian form of DORIAN.
DORINmRomanian
Romanian, possibly a form of DORIAN or a diminutive of TEODOR.
DORJIf & mTibetan, Bhutanese
Means "diamond" in Tibetan.
DOROFEImRussian
Variant transcription of DOROFEY.
DOROFEYmRussian
Russian form of Dorotheos (see DOROTHEA).
DORONmHebrew
Derived from Greek δωρον (doron) meaning "gift".
DOROTHEOSmGreek, Late Greek
Original Greek masculine form of DOROTHEA.
DOROTHEUSmLate Roman
Latinized form of DOROTHEOS.
DORUmRomanian
Derived from Romanian dor meaning "longing".
DORUKmTurkish
Means "mountaintop" in Turkish.
DOUGmEnglish
Short form of DOUGLAS.
DOUGALmScottish, Irish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Dubhghall, which meant "dark stranger" from dubh "dark" and gall "stranger".
DOUGLASmScottish, English
Anglicized form of the Scottish surname Dubhghlas, meaning "dark river" from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river" (an archaic word related to glas "grey, green"). Douglas was originally a place name (for example, a tributary of the River Clyde), which then became a Scottish clan name borne by a powerful line of earls. It has been used as a given name since the 16th century.
DOVmHebrew
Means "bear" in Hebrew.
DOVIDmYiddish
Yiddish form of DAVID.
DOVYDASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of DAVID.
DOYLEmIrish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Dubhghaill meaning "descendant of Dubhghall" (see DOUGAL). Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.
DO-YUNmKorean
From Sino-Korean (do) meaning "path, road, way" and (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DRACOmAncient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Δρακων (Drakon) which meant "dragon, serpent". This was the name of a 7th-century BC Athenian legislator. This is also the name of a constellation in the northern sky.
DRAGANmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAGOmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious". It is also a short form of other Slavic names beginning with that element.
DRAGOMIRmSerbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
DRAGOȘmRomanian
Originally a short form of Slavic names beginning with the element dragu "precious", such as DRAGOMIR. This was the name of a 14th-century ruler of Moldavia.
DRAGOSLAVmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dragu meaning "precious" and slava "glory".
DRAGUTINmSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAHOMÍRmCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of DRAGOMIR.
DRAHOSLAVmCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of DRAGOSLAV.