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DAKIN m English
From the traditionally English surname derived from a pet form of the English surname Day, itself derived from a pet form of David
DALIAN m English (Rare)
Meaning uncertain. This name might be a masculinization of Dalia
, but it could also be a combination of Dale
with either Ian
or the English suffix -ian
, which is ultimately derived from the Latin suffix -ianus
DALLIN m English
Old English, meaning "pride's people". Old Norse, English meaning "from the valley". Irish meaning "blind", a Saint's name.
DALLON m English
A famous bearer is Dallon Weekes, who played bass for band Panic! At The Disco
DAMASCUS m English
The name of Damascus first appeared in the geographical list of Thutmose III as T-m-ś-q
in the 15th century BC. The etymology of the ancient name "T-m-ś-q" is uncertain, but it is suspected to be pre-Semitic... [more]
DANDELION f English (Rare)
The English name, Dandelion, is a corruption of the French dent de lion meaning "lion's tooth", referring to the coarsely toothed leaves. It is usually is used as a nickname.
DANGER m & f English
From the English word "danger" meaning "liability to exposure to harm or risk; an instance or cause of liable harm; or ability to harm; someone's dominion or power to harm". From the Middle English daunger
'power, dominion, peril', ultimately derived from the Latin dominus
'lord, master'.... [more]
DANICE f English
Danice a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Danice is "God is my Judge". Danice is an alternate spelling of Danielle (Hebrew, French): feminine variation of Daniel... [more]
DANYON m English
First known from Olympic gold medallist swimmer Danyon Loader of New Zealand. Now becoming more popular in New Zealand.
DARCUS m English
Possibly a blend of the names Darius
. A known bearer of this name is Darcus Howe, a British broadcaster, columnist and civil rights campaigner.
DARE f & m English (Rare)
From an English surname of uncertain meaning. It was borne by Canadian American photographer and author Dare Wright (1914-2001).
DARON m English
Variant of Darren
. A known bearer of this name was the American country singer Daron Norwood (1965-2015).
DAVEIGH f English
Modern coinage, a feminine form of David
. Actress Daveigh Chase is a famous bearer.
DAVENIE f English
Davenie is the birth name of Joey Heatherton (born September 14, 1944), an American actress, dancer, and singer.
DAVINCI m English
Derived from Leonardo da Vinci
, with da Vinci
meaning "of Vinci". Vinci is a village in Italy location near Florence, and it was the hometown of Leonardo da Vinci. The town's name is possibly derived from the Latin vincere
'to win or vanquish'.
DAWNE f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant spelling of both Dawn
and its diminutive Dawnie
. The pronunciation of the name depends on which of the two Dawne is based on, which is something that will differ from person to person.
DAY f & m English
From the English word "day" referring to "a time period of 24 hours" or the time when "the sun is overhead". From the Old English dæġ
, from the Proto-Germanic dagaz
, from the Proto-Indo-European dʰegʷʰ-
meaning 'to burn'.
DAYTONA f English (Modern)
Possibly from the name of Daytona Beach, a coastal city in northeastern Florida (U.S.), which was founded in 1870 by Mathias Day, Jr. It could also be thought of as a feminine variant of Dayton
DECCA f English
Likely a variant of Deca
, influenced by the famous record label Decca Records, founded in 1929 in England. Could also be a variable for any name containing the element -dec/k
DECEMBER f & m English
Derived from the Latin word decem
, meaning "ten". December is the twelfth month on the Georgian calendar. This name is used regularly in America, mostly on females.
DEDRYCK m English (Modern)
Variant spelling of Dedrick
(also compare Dédric
). A known bearer of this name is Dedryck Boyata (b. 1990), a Belgian professional soccer player of Congolese descent.
DEEDEE f English
A nickname for names that start with D. This is the name of Dexter's sister on the cartoon Dexter's Laboratory.