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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the first letter is D.
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DIDIER   m   French
French form of DESIDERIO.
DIEDE   m   Dutch
Short form of DIEDERIK and other names beginning with the same element, originally from Germanic theud meaning "people".
DIEDERICH   m   German (Archaic)
Older German form of DIETRICH.
DIEDERICK   m   Dutch
Dutch variant of DIEDERIK.
DIEDERIK   m   Dutch
Dutch form of THEODORIC.
DIEGO   m   Spanish
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-).
DIERK   m   German
Variant of DIRK.
DIETER   m   German
Means "warrior of the people", derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and hari "army".
DIETFRIED   m   German (Rare)
Means "peace of the people" from the Germanic elements theud "people" and frid "peace".
DIETHELM   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and helm "helmet, protection".
DIETMAR   m   German
Means "famous people", derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and meri "famous".
DIETRICH   m   German
German form of THEODORIC.
DIEUDONNÉ   m   French
Means "given by God" in French, used as a French form of DEUSDEDIT.
DIEUWE   m   Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names beginning with the element diet, originally theud meaning "people".
DIEUWER   m   Frisian
Frisian form of the Germanic name Dietwar, a later form of THEODOAR.
DIEUWERT   m   Frisian
Frisian form of the Germanic name Dietwart, a later form of THEODOARD.
DIGBY   m   English (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".
DIGGORY   m   English (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.
DIKLA   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DIKLAH   m & f   Hebrew, 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.
DILBERT   m   Popular 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.
DILEEP   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
Variant transcription of DILIP.
DILIPA   m   Hinduism
Means "protector of Delhi" from Sanskrit दिल्ली (see DELHI) combined with (pa) meaning "protecting". This is the name of several kings in Hindu texts.
DILLAN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of DYLAN.
DILLON   m   English
Variant of DYLAN based on the spelling of the surname Dillon, which has an unrelated origin.
DILŞAD   m   Kurdish
Kurdish form of DILSHAD.
DILSHAD   m & f   Persian
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian.
DILWYN   m   Welsh
Means "genuine and white" from the Welsh element dilys "genuine" combined with gwyn "white, fair, blessed".
DIMA (2)   m   Russian
Diminutive of DIMITRI.
DIMAS   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of DISMAS.
DIMITAR   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRI   m   Russian, French
Variant of DMITRIY, using the Church Slavic spelling.
DIMITRIJ   m   Slovene, Macedonian
Slovene and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRIJE   m   Serbian
Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIMITRIOS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of DEMETRIOS.
DIMITRIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of DEMETRIOS.
DIMO   m   Bulgarian
Diminutive of DIMITAR.
DIMOSTHENIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of DEMOSTHENES.
DINESHA   m   Hinduism
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.
DINH   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (dinh) meaning "palace, encampment".
DINIS   m   Portuguese (European)
Portuguese form of DENIS, used mainly in Portugal as opposed to Brazil (where Dênis is more common).
DINIZ   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant form of DENIS.
DINKO   m   Croatian
Croatian diminutive of DOMINIC.
DINO   m   Italian, Croatian
Short form of names ending in dino or tino.
DINU   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of CONSTANTIN.
DIOCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of DIOKLES.
DIOCLETIAN   m   History
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.
DIOCLETIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DIOCLETIAN.
DIODATO   m   Italian
Italian form of DEODATUS.
DIODORE   m   French (Rare)
French form of DIODORUS.
DIODOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of DIODORUS.
DIODORUS   m   Ancient 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.
DIODOTOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of DIODOTUS.
DIODOTUS   m   Ancient 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".
DIOGENES   m   Ancient 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.
DIOGO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of DIEGO. This name was borne by the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Diogo Cão.
DIOKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Means "glory of Zeus" from Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory".
DIOMEDES   m   Greek 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.
DION   m   Ancient 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.
DIONISIE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONÍSIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONISIO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of DIONYSIUS.
DIONYSIOS   m   Greek, 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.
DIONYSIUS   m   Ancient 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.
DIONYSODOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "gift of Dionysos" from the name of the god DIONYSOS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
DIONYSOS   m   Greek 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.
DIONÝZ   m   Slovak
Slovak form of DIONYSIUS.
DIP   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi
Masculine form of DIPA.
DIPAKA   m   Hinduism
Means "inflaming, exciting" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Kama, the Hindu god of love.
DİRENÇ   m   Turkish
Means "resistance" in Turkish.
DIRK   m   Dutch, 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.
DISMAS   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Greek δυσμη (dysme) meaning "sunset". This is the name traditionally given to the repentant thief who was crucified beside Jesus.
DIXON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "DICK (1)'s son".
DIYA (2)   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ZIYA.
DÎYAR   f & m   Kurdish
Means "gift" in Kurdish.
DJEHUTI   m   Egyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of THOTH.
DJEHUTIMESU   m   Ancient Egyptian
Reconstructed Egyptian form of THUTMOSE.
DJORDJE   m   Serbian
Variant transcription of ĐORĐE.
DJURADJ   m   Serbian
Variant transcription of ĐURAĐ.
DJURO   m   Serbian
Variant transcription of ĐURO.
DMITAR   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DMITREI   m   Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of DMITRIY.
DMITRI   m   Russian
Variant transcription of DMITRIY.
DMITRII   m   Russian
Variant transcription of DMITRIY.
DMITRIY   m   Russian
Russian form of DEMETRIUS. Dmitriy Mendeleev (1834-1907) was the Russian chemist who devised the periodic table.
DMITRY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of DMITRIY.
DMYTRO   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of DEMETRIUS.
DOBRI   m   Bulgarian
Diminutive of DOBROSLAV.
DOBROGOST   m   Polish (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and gosti "guest".
DOBROMIL   m   Czech (Rare), Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and milu "gracious, dear".
DOBROMIŁ   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of DOBROMIL.
DOBROSLAV   m   Croatian, Serbian, Czech, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and slava "glory".
DOBROSŁAW   m   Polish
Polish form of DOBROSLAV.
DÖLF   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of ADOLF.
DOLPH   m   English
Short form of ADOLPH.
DOM   m   English
Short form of DOMINIC.
DOMAGOJ   m   Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements domu "home" and gojiti "grow, heal, foster, nurture".
DOMEN   m   Slovene
Slovene form of DOMINIC.
DOMENIC   m   English
Variant of DOMINIC.
DOMENICO   m   Italian
Italian form of DOMINIC. Domenico Veneziano was a Renaissance painter who lived in Florence.
DOMHNALL   m   Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DOMINGO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of DOMINIC.
DOMINGOS   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of DOMINIC.
DOMINIC   m   English
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.
DOMINICK   m   English
Variant of DOMINIC.
DOMINICUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of DOMINIC, as well as the modern Dutch form.
DOMINIQUE   f & m   French
French feminine and masculine form of DOMINIC.
DOMINYKAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of DOMINIC.
DOMITIAN   m   History
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.
DOMITIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DOMITIAN.
DOMITIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was probably derived from Latin domitus meaning "having been tamed".
DOMNALL   m   Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DOMONKOS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of DOMINIC.
DÖMÖTÖR   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of DEMETRIUS.
DON   m   English
Short form of DONALD.
DONAGH   m   Irish
Anglicized form of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
DÓNAL   m   Irish
Modern Irish form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONALD   m   Scottish, 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).
DONAR   m   Germanic Mythology
Continental Germanic cognate of Þórr (see THOR).
DONÁT   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONAT   m   French (Rare), Occitan (Rare), Catalan (Rare), Polish (Rare)
French, Occitan, Catalan and Polish form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONATAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONATELLO   m   Italian
Diminutive of DONATO. The Renaissance sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi was better known as Donatello.
DONATIANUS   m   Late Roman
Derivative of Donatus (see DONATO). This was the name of a few early saints.
DONATIEN   m   French
French form of DONATIANUS.
DONATO   m   Italian, 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.
DONATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of DONATO.
DONCHO   m   Bulgarian
Diminutive of ANDON.
DONČO   m   Macedonian
Diminutive of ANDON.
DONG   m   Chinese
From Chinese (dōng) meaning "east", (dòng) meaning "pillar, beam", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
DONG-GEUN   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (dong) meaning "east" and (geun) meaning "root, foundation", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DONNCHAD   m   Ancient Irish
Older Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONNCHADH   m   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONNDUBHÁN   m   Ancient Irish
Composed of the Gaelic element donn "brown" combined with dubh "dark" and a diminutive suffix.
DONNIE   m   English
Diminutive of DONALD.
DONNY   m   English
Diminutive of DONALD.
DONOVAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of DONNDUBHÁN".
DOR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORAN   m   Irish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Deoráin meaning "descendant of Deoradhán". The name Deoradhán means "exile, wanderer" in Gaelic.
ĐORĐE   m   Serbian
Serbian form of GEORGE.
DORI   m   Hebrew
Means "my generation" in Hebrew.
DORIAN   m   English, 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.
DORIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of DORIAN.
DORIJAN   m   Croatian
Croatian form of DORIAN.
DORIN   m   Romanian
Romanian, possibly a form of DORIAN or a diminutive of TEODOR.
DORJI   f & m   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "diamond" in Tibetan.
DOROFEI   m   Russian
Variant transcription of DOROFEY.
DOROFEY   m   Russian
Russian form of Dorotheos (see DOROTHEA).
DORON   m   Hebrew
Derived from Greek δωρον (doron) meaning "gift".
DOROTHEOS   m   Greek, Late Greek
Original Greek masculine form of DOROTHEA.
DOROTHEUS   m   Late Roman
Latinized form of DOROTHEOS.
DORU   m   Romanian
Derived from Romanian dor meaning "longing".
DORUK   m   Turkish
Means "mountaintop" in Turkish.
DOUG   m   English
Short form of DOUGLAS.
DOUGAL   m   Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Dubhghall, which meant "dark stranger" from dubh "dark" and gall "stranger".
DOUGLAS   m   Scottish, English
Anglicized form of the Scottish surname Dubhghlas, meaning "dark river" from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river". Douglas was originally a place name (for example, a tributary of the River Clyde), which then became a Scottish clan name (belonging to a powerful line of Scottish earls). It has been used as a given name since the 16th century.
DOUGLASS   m   Scottish
Variant of DOUGLAS.
DOV   m   Hebrew
Means "bear" in Hebrew.
DOVID   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of DAVID.
DOVYDAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of DAVID.
DOYLE   m   Irish
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-YUN   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (do) meaning "path, road, way" and (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DRACO   m   Ancient 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.
DRAGAN   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAGO   m   Croatian, 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.
DRAGOMIR   m   Serbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
DRAGOS   m   Romanian
Variant of DRAGOȘ.
DRAGOȘ   m   Romanian
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.
DRAGOSLAV   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements dragu meaning "precious" and slava "glory".
DRAGUTIN   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAHOMÍR   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of DRAGOMIR.
DRAHOSLAV   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of DRAGOSLAV.
DRAKE   m   English
From an English surname derived from the Old Norse byname Draki or the Old English byname Draca both meaning "dragon", both via Latin from Greek δρακων (drakon) meaning "dragon, serpent". This name coincides with the unrelated English word drake meaning "male duck".
DRAKON   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of DRACO.
DRAŠKO   m   Serbian, Croatian
Diminutive of names containing the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAVEN   m   Popular Culture
From a surname (of unknown meaning) which was used in the movie 'The Crow' (1994).
DRAŽEN   m   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
DRAZHAN   m   Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of DRAŽEN.
DRE   m   English
Short form of ANDRE.
DREST   m   Ancient Celtic
Variant of DRUST.
DREW   m   English
Short form of ANDREW.
DRIES   m   Dutch
Short form of ANDRIES.
DRISCOLL   m   English (Rare), Irish
From an Irish surname which was an Anglicized form of Ó Eidirsceóil meaning "descendant of the messenger".
DRISKOLL   m   English (Rare)
Variant of DRISCOLL.
DROGO   m   English (Archaic)
Norman name, possibly derived from Gothic dragen "to carry" or Saxon drog "ghost". Alternatively, it could be from the Slavic element dragu "precious, dear". The Normans introduced this name to England.
DROR   m   Hebrew
Means "freedom" or "sparrow" in Hebrew.
DRUMMOND   m   English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname which was derived from various place names, themselves derived from Gaelic druim meaning "ridge".
DRUPADA   m   Hinduism
Means "wooden pillar" or "firm footed" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Panchala, the father of Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna.
DRUST   m   Ancient Celtic
Pictish name probably derived from Celtic drest meaning "riot" or "tumult". This name was borne by several kings of the Picts, including their last king Drust X, who ruled in the 9th century.
DRUSTAN   m   Ancient Celtic
Older form of TRISTAN. This name was borne by a 7th-century Scottish saint.
DRUSUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, also sometimes used as a praenomen, or given name, by the Claudia family. Apparently the name was first assumed by a Roman warrior who killed a Gallic chieftain named Drausus in single combat. Drausus possibly derives from a Celtic element meaning "strong".
DRYSTAN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of TRISTAN.
DU   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO.
DUANE   m   English, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Dubhán meaning "descendant of DUBHÁN".
DUARTE   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of EDWARD. This name was borne by a 15th-century king of Portugal, who was named after his maternal ancestor Edward III of England.
DUBAKU   m & f   Western African, Akan
Means "eleventh born child" in Akan.
DUBHÁN   m   Irish
Irish name derived from dubh "dark, black" combined with a diminutive suffix.
DUBHGHALL   m   Irish, Scottish
Original Gaelic form of DOUGAL.
DUBHGHLAS   m   Scottish
Original Gaelic form of DOUGLAS.
DUBHSHLÁINE   m   Ancient Irish
Old Irish name derived from dubh "dark, black" and either slán "defiance" or Sláine, the Gaelic name of the River Slaney.
DUBHTHACH   m   Ancient Irish
Old Irish name derived from dubh "dark, black" in combination with a second element of unknown meaning.
DUBRAVKO   m   Croatian, Serbian
From the old Slavic word dubrava meaning "oak grove".
ĐỨC   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (đức) meaning "virtue".
DUDA   m & f   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO or EDUARDA.
DUDDA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English byname possibly meaning "round".
DUDEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of DAVID.
DUDLEY   m   English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "Dudda's clearing" in Old English. The surname was borne by a British noble family.
DUDU   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO.
DUFF   m   Scottish
Derived from Gaelic dubh meaning "dark".
DUGALD   m   Scottish
Scottish variant of DOUGAL.
DUHA   f & m   Arabic
Means "morning" in Arabic.
DUILIO   m   Italian, Spanish
From the Roman name Duilius, which is possibly derived from Latin duellum "war". This was the name of a Roman consul who defeated the Carthaginians in a naval battle.
DUILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DUILIO.
DUKE   m   English
From the noble title duke, which was originally derived from Latin dux "leader".
DUKVAKHA   m   Chechen
Means "to live long", derived from Nakh duqa "many" and vakha "to live".
DULF   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of ADOLF.
DUMISANI   m & f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "give praise" in Zulu.
DUMITRU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of DEMETRIUS.
DUNCAN   m   Scottish, English
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Donnchadh, derived from Gaelic donn "brown" and cath "battle". This was the name of two kings of Scotland, including the one who was featured in Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth' (1606).
DŨNG   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (dũng) meaning "brave".
DUNSTAN   m   English (Rare), Anglo-Saxon
From the Old English elements dunn "dark" and stan "stone". This name was borne by a 10th-century saint, the archbishop of Canterbury. It was occasionally used in the Middle Ages, though it died out after the 16th century. It was revived by the Tractarian movement in the 19th century.
DƯƠNG   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (dương) meaning "male, virile".
ĐURAĐ   m   Serbian, Croatian (Archaic)
Serbian variant of GEORGE.
DURAI   m   Tamil
Means "chief, leader" in Tamil.
DURANS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of DURANTE.
DURANTE   m   Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Durans which meant "enduring".
DURGA   f & m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Means "unattainable" in Sanskrit. Durga is a Hindu warrior goddess, the fierce, twelve-armed, three-eyed form of the wife of Shiva. She is considered an incarnation of Parvati.
DURI   f & m   Korean
Means "two" in Korean.
DURK   m   Frisian
Frisian variant of DIRK.
ĐURO   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of GEORGE.
DURWARD   m   English
From an occupational surname which meant "door guard" in Middle English.
DUŠAN   m   Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic dusha meaning "soul, spirit".
DUSHYANT   m   Indian, Hindi
Modern form of DUSHYANTA.
DUSHYANTA   m   Hinduism
Possibly means "destroyer of evil" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a king who is the husband of Shakuntala and the father of Bharata.
DUŠKO   m   Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Variant of DUŠAN.
DUSTIN   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Old Norse given name Þórsteinn (see TORSTEN). The name was popularized by the actor Dustin Hoffman (1937-), who was apparently named after the earlier silent movie star Dustin Farnum (1874-1929).
DUSTY   m & f   English
From a nickname originally given to people perceived as being dusty. It is also used a diminutive of DUSTIN. A famous bearer was British singer Dusty Springfield (1939-1999), who acquired her nickname as a child.
DUTCH   m   English
From a nickname given to Americans of German descent. It is derived from Deutsch, the German word for the German people.
DUYGU   m & f   Turkish
Means "emotion, sensation" in Turkish.
DWAIN   m   English
Variant of DUANE.
DWAYNE   m   English
Variant of DUANE.
DWI   m & f   Indonesian
Means "two, second" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit द्वि (dvi).
DWIGHT   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the medieval feminine name Diot, a diminutive of Dionysia, the feminine form of DIONYSIUS. In America it was sometimes given in honour of Yale president Timothy Dwight (1752-1817). A famous bearer was the American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969).
DWYN   m   Celtic Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Celtic god of love.
DYLAN   m   Welsh, English, Welsh Mythology
From the Welsh elements dy meaning "great" and llanw meaning "tide, flow". In Welsh mythology Dylan was a god or hero associated with the sea. He was the son of Arianrhod and was accidentally slain by his uncle Govannon.... [more]
DYSON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of DYE".
DZHABRAIL   m   Chechen
Chechen form of GABRIEL.
DZHAMAL   m   Chechen
Chechen form of JAMAL.
DZHOKHAR   m   Chechen
Possibly from Persian گوهر (gohar) "jewel, essence" or جوهر (johar) "essence, ink" (which comes from the same root, but via a loan to Arabic and retransmission to Persian).
DZMITRY   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of DEMETRIUS.
DZVEZDAN   m   Macedonian
Masculine form of DZVEZDA.
DZVONIMIR   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of ZVONIMIR.
DZVONKO   m   Macedonian
Diminutive of DZVONIMIR.
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