Feminine Names

gender
usage
Darshana f Indian, Marathi
Feminine form of Darshan.
Dārta f Latvian
Latvian form of Dorothea.
Darya 1 f Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian
Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Daria.
Darya 2 f Persian
Means "sea, ocean" in Persian.
Daryna f Ukrainian
Diminutive of Dariya.
Dáša f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak diminutive of Dagmar.
Daša f Slovene
Slovene diminutive of Danijela and other names beginning with Da.
Dasha f Russian
Russian diminutive of Darya 1.
Davida f English (Rare)
Feminine form of David.
Davina f English
Feminine form of David. It originated in Scotland.
Davorka f Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Davor.
Dawa m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "moon, month" in Tibetan.
Dawn f English
From the English word dawn, ultimately derived from Old English dagung.
Dayna f English
Feminine variant of Dana 2.
Dayo m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy arrives" in Yoruba.
Deana f English
Variant of Deanna.
Deanna f English
Either a variant of Diana or a feminine form of Dean. This name was popularized by the Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin (1921-), whose birth name was Edna. Her stage name was a rearrangement of the letters of her real name.
Deanne f English
Variant of Deanna.
Dearbháil f Irish
Means "daughter of Fál", derived from the Old Irish poetic word der meaning "daughter" and Fál, a legendary name for Ireland.
Deb f English
Short form of Deborah.
Debbi f English
Diminutive of Deborah.
Debbie f English
Diminutive of Deborah.
Debbora f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Deborah used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Debby f English
Diminutive of Deborah.
Debi f English
Diminutive of Deborah.
Débora f Spanish, Portuguese, French (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese and French form of Deborah.
Debora f Italian, Dutch, German (Rare)
Italian, Dutch and German form of Deborah.
Déborah f French
French variant form of Deborah.
Deborah f English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name דְּבוֹרָה (Devorah) meaning "bee". In the Old Testament Book of Judges, Deborah is a heroine and prophetess who leads the Israelites when they are threatened by the Canaanites. She forms an army under the command of Barak, and together they destroy the army of the Canaanite commander Sisera. Also in the Old Testament, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca.... [more]
Debra f English
Variant of Deborah.
Dechen f & m Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "great happiness" in Tibetan.
Decima f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Decimus.
Dee f & m English
Short form of names beginning with D. It may also be given in reference to the Dee River in Scotland.
Deeann f English
Variant of Deanna.
Deena f English
Variant of Deanna.
Deepa f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपा, Gurmukhi ਦੀਪਾ, Bengali দীপা, Malayalam ദീപ or Tamil தீபா (see Dipa).
Deepali f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपाली (see Dipali).
Deepika f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीपिका, Kannada ದೀಪಿಕಾ, Malayalam ദീപിക, Tamil தீபிகா or Telugu దీపికా (see Dipika).
Deepti f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दीप्ती or Kannada ದೀಪ್ತಿ (see Dipti).
Defne f Turkish
Means "laurel" in Turkish, of Greek origin.
Deianeira f Greek Mythology
From Greek δηιόω (deioo) meaning "to slay" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man". In Greek mythology this was the name of the wife of Herakles. She unwittingly poisoned her husband by giving him the Shirt of Nessus.
Deidra f English
Variant of Deirdre.
Deidre f English
Variant of Deirdre.
Deimantė f Lithuanian
From Lithuanian deimantas meaning "diamond".
Deina f Biblical Greek
Form of Dinah used in some versions of the Greek Old Testament.
Deirbhile f Irish
Means "daughter of a poet" from Old Irish der "daughter" and file "poet". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
Deirdre f English, Irish, Irish Mythology
From the older Gaelic form Derdriu, meaning unknown, possibly derived from Old Irish der meaning "daughter". This was the name of a tragic character in Irish legend who died of a broken heart after Conchobhar, the king of Ulster, forced her to be his bride and killed her lover Naoise.... [more]
Deja f Various
Means "already" from the French phrase déjà vu meaning "already seen".
Dejana f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Feminine form of Dejan.
Delaney f English (Modern)
From a surname: either the English surname Delaney 1 or the Irish surname Delaney 2.
Delara f Persian
Means "adorning the heart", from Persian دل (del) meaning "heart" and آرا (ara) meaning "decorate, adorn".
Delfina f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Delphina.
Délia f Portuguese, French, Hungarian
Portuguese, French and Hungarian form of Delia 1.
Delia 1 f English, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Greek Mythology
Means "of Delos" in Greek. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis, given because she and her twin brother Apollo were born on the island of Delos. The name appeared in several poems of the 16th and 17th centuries, and it has occasionally been used as a given name since that time.
Delia 2 f English
Short form of Adelia or Bedelia.
Delicia f English (Rare)
Either from Latin deliciae "delight, pleasure" or a variant of the English word delicious. It has only been used since the 20th century (rarely).
Delight f English (Rare)
Means simply "delight, happiness" from the English word.
Delilah f Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "delicate, weak, languishing" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is the lover of Samson, whom she betrays to the Philistines by cutting his hair, which is the source of his power. Despite her character flaws, the name began to be used by the Puritans in the 17th century. It has been used occasionally in the English-speaking world since that time.
Dell m & f English
From an English surname that originally denoted a person who lived in a dell or valley.
Della f English
Diminutive of Adela or Adelaide. A famous bearer is American actress and singer Della Reese (1931-).
Delma f Irish, English
Short form of Fidelma.
Delora f English
Altered form of Dolores.
Delores f English
Variant of Dolores.
Deloris f English
Variant of Dolores.
Delphia f English
Possibly from the name of the Greek city of Delphi, the site of an oracle of Apollo, which is possibly related to Greek δελφύς (delphys) meaning "womb". It was used in the play The Prophetess (1647), in which it belongs to the title prophetess.
Delphina f Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Delphinus, which meant "of Delphi". Delphi was a city in ancient Greece, the name of which is possibly related to Greek δελφύς (delphys) meaning "womb". The Blessed Delphina was a 14th-century Provençal nun.
Delphine f French
French form of Delphina.
Delshad m & f Persian (Rare)
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian, from دل (del) meaning "heart" and شاد (shad) meaning "happy".
Delta f English
From the name of the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet, Δ. It is also the name for an island formed at the mouth of a river.
Delyth f Welsh
From an elaboration of Welsh del "pretty".
Dema f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ديمة (see Dima 1).
Demelza f English (British, Rare)
From a Cornish place name meaning "fort of Maeldaf". It has been used as a given name since the middle of the 20th century. It was popularized in the 1970s by a character from the British television series Poldark, which was set in Cornwall.
Demeter 1 f Greek Mythology
Possibly means "earth mother", derived from Greek δᾶ (da) meaning "earth" and μήτηρ (meter) meaning "mother". In Greek mythology Demeter was the goddess of agriculture, the daughter of Cronus, the sister of Zeus, and the mother of Persephone. She was an important figure in the Eleusinian Mysteries, which were secret rites performed at Eleusis near Athens.
Demetra f Italian (Rare), Romanian (Rare), Greek
Italian and Romanian form of Demeter 1, as well as an alternate transcription of Greek Δήμητρα (see Dimitra).
Demi f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Δήμη or Ντίμι or Ντίμη (see Dimi).
Demostrate f Ancient Greek
Means "army of the people", derived from the Greek elements δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people" and στρατός (stratos) meaning "army".
Dena f English
Possibly a short form of names ending with dena. It has also been used as a variant of Deanna.
Dene m & f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Dean or Dena.
Denica f Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Деница (see Denitsa).
Denice f English
Variant of Denise.
Denisa f Czech, Slovak, Romanian
Feminine form of Denis.
Denise f French, English, Dutch
French feminine form of Denis.
Denitsa f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Danica.
Deniz f & m Turkish
Means "sea" in Turkish.
Deòiridh f Scottish
Means "pilgrim" in Scottish Gaelic.
Derby m & f English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of Darby.
Derin f Turkish
Means "deep, profound" in Turkish.
Derorit f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּרוֹרִית (see Drorit).
Derval f Irish
Anglicized form of Dearbháil or Deirbhile.
Dervila f Irish
Anglicized form of Dearbháil or Deirbhile.
Dervla f Irish
Anglicized form of Dearbháil or Deirbhile.
Derya f & m Turkish
Means "sea, ocean" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
Deryn f Welsh
Possibly from Welsh aderyn meaning "bird".
Desdemona f Literature
Derived from Greek δυσδαίμων (dysdaimon) meaning "ill-fated". This was the name of the murdered wife of Othello in Shakespeare's play Othello (1603).
Desiderata f Late Roman
Feminine form of Desideratus.
Desidéria f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese feminine form of Desiderio.
Desideria f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of Desiderio. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.
Désirée f French
French form of Desiderata. In part it is directly from the French word meaning "desired, wished".
Desiree f English
English form of Désirée. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by the movie Désirée (1954).
Despina f Greek
Modern Greek form of Despoina.
Despoina f Greek Mythology, Greek
Means "mistress, lady" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of the daughter of Demeter and Poseidon. She was worshipped in the Eleusinian Mysteries, which were secret rites practiced at Eleusis near Athens.
Dessislava f Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Десислава (see Desislava).
Desta f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "joy" in Amharic.
Destiny f English
Means simply "destiny, fate" from the English word, ultimately from Latin destinare "to determine", a derivative of stare "to stand". It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world only since the last half of the 20th century.
Detta f English (Rare)
Short form of names that end in detta.
Devan m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Devin.
Devi f Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil
Derived from Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess". Devi is the Hindu mother goddess who manifests herself as all other goddesses.
Devika f Indian, Hindi
Means "little goddess" from Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess" and (ka) meaning "little".
Devin m & f English
From a surname, either the Irish surname Devin 1 or the English surname Devin 2.
Devnet f Irish
Anglicized form of Damhnait.
Devon m & f English
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.
Devora f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּבוֹרָה (see Devorah).
Devyn f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Devin.
Dewi 2 f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Devi.
Dezirinda f Esperanto
Means "desirable" in Esperanto.
Di f English
Short form of Diana.
Diamanda f Various
Variant of Diamond.
Diamanto f Greek
Derived from Greek διαμάντι (diamanti) meaning "diamond".
Diamond f English (Modern)
From the English word diamond for the clear colourless precious stone, the birthstone of April. It is derived from Late Latin diamas, from Latin adamas, which is of Greek origin meaning "invincible, untamed".
Dian m & f Indonesian
Means "candle" in Indonesian.
Diána f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Diana.
Diāna f Latvian
Latvian form of Diana.
Diana f English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning "heavenly, divine", related to dyeus (see Zeus). Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.... [more]
Diane f French, English
French form of Diana, also regularly used in the English-speaking world.
Diann f English
Variant of Diane.
Dianna f English
Variant of Diana.
Dianne f English
Variant of Diane.
Diantha f Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
From dianthus, the name of a type of flower (ultimately from Greek meaning "heavenly flower").
Didem f Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from Persian دیده (dideh) meaning "eye".
Dido f Roman Mythology, Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, probably of Phoenician origin. Dido, also called Elissa, was the queen of Carthage in Virgil's Aeneid. She threw herself upon a funeral pyre after Aeneas left her. Virgil based the story on earlier Greco-Roman accounts.
Diede m & f Dutch
Short form of Diederik and other names beginning with the same element, originally from Germanic theud meaning "people".
Diệp f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (diệp) meaning "leaf".
Dietlinde f German
From the Germanic name Theudelinda, derived from the elements theud "people" and lind "soft, tender, flexible". Theudelinda was a 6th-century queen of the Lombards.
Diệu f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (diệu) meaning "mysterious, subtle, exquisite".
Dieuwke f Frisian
Feminine form of Dieuwe.
Dijana f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Southern Slavic form of Diana.
Dike f Greek Mythology
Means "justice" in Greek. In Greek mythology Dike was the goddess of justice, one of the Ὥραι (Horai).
Dikeledi f Southern African, Tswana
Means "tears" in Tswana.
Dikla m & f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דִּקְלָה (see 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.
Diksha f Indian, Hindi
Means "preparation for a religious ceremony" in Sanskrit.
Dilan f Turkish
Means "love" in Turkish.
Dilara f Turkish
Turkish form of Delara.
Dilay f Turkish
Means "beautiful moon" in Turkish.
Dilek f Turkish
Means "wish, desire" in Turkish.
Diletta f Italian
Means "beloved" in Italian, from Latin dilectus.
Dilşad f & m Turkish, Kurdish
Turkish (feminine) and Kurdish (masculine) form of Delshad.
Dilshad m & f Urdu
Urdu form of Delshad.
Dilwen f Welsh
Feminine form of Dilwyn.
Dilys f Welsh
Means "genuine" in Welsh.
Dima 1 f Arabic
Means "downpour" in Arabic.
Dimi f Greek
Short form of Dimitra.
Dimitra f Greek
Modern Greek form of Demeter 1.
Dina 1 f Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Latvian, Russian, Dutch, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Variant of Dinah, and also the form used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Dina 2 f Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, English
Short form of names ending in dina, such as Bernardina or Ondina. As an English name, this can also be a variant of Deanna.
Dina 3 f Arabic
Possibly from Arabic دين (din) meaning "religion".
Dinah f Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "judged" in Hebrew. She is the daughter of Jacob and Leah in the Old Testament. It has been used as an English given name since after the Protestant Reformation.
Dinara f Kazakh, Tatar, Kyrgyz
Meaning uncertain, perhaps from Arabic دينار (dinar), a currency used in several Muslim countries, ultimately derived from Latin denarius. Alternatively it may be a derivative of دين (din) meaning "religion".
Đình m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (đình) meaning "courtyard".
Dione 1 f Greek Mythology
From Greek Διός (Dios) meaning "of Zeus". By extension, it means "goddess". This was the name of an obscure Greek goddess who, according to some legends, was the mother of Aphrodite.
Dione 2 f English
Feminine form of Dion.
Dionísia f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Dionysius.
Dionisia f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish feminine form of Dionysius.
Dionne f English
Feminine form of Dion.
Dionysia f Late Roman
Feminine form of Dionysius.
Diot f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Dionysia.
Dipa f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "light, lamp" in Sanskrit.
Dipali f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "row of lamps" in Sanskrit.
Dipti f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Means "brightness, light" in Sanskrit.
Disha f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "region, direction" in Sanskrit.
Dita f Czech, German, Latvian
Short form of names containing dit, such as Judita, and German names beginning with Diet, such as Dietlinde.
Ditte f Danish
Danish diminutive of Edith, Dorothea or names containing dit. It was popularized by Martin Andersen Nexø's novel Ditte, Child of Man (1921) and the film adaptation (1946).
Divina f Spanish (Rare), English (Rare)
From Spanish divina or an elaboration of English divine, both meaning "divine, godlike".
Divna f Serbian, Macedonian
From Serbian диван (divan) or Macedonian дивен (diven) meaning "wonderful".
Divya f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "divine, heavenly" in Sanskrit.
Diwata f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "goddess" in Tagalog.
Dixie f English
From the term that refers to the southern United States, used by Daniel D. Emmett in his song Dixie in 1859. The term may be derived from French dix "ten", which was printed on ten-dollar bills issued from a New Orleans bank.
Diya 1 f Indian, Hindi
Means "lamp, light" in Hindi.
Dîyar m & f Kurdish
Variant of Diyar.
Diyar m & f Kurdish
Means "apparent, visible, clear" in Kurdish.
Djamila f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic جميلة (see Jamila) chiefly used in Algeria.
Djuradja f Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Ђурађа (see Đurađa).
Dobrila f Serbian, Croatian
From the Slavic element dobru meaning "good".
Dobromiła f Polish
Polish feminine form of Dobromil.
Dobromila f Czech
Feminine form of Dobromil.
Dobroslava f Czech
Feminine form of Dobroslav.
Dobrosława f Polish
Polish feminine form of Dobroslav.
Docia f English (Archaic)
Possibly a diminutive of Theodosia.
Dodie f English
Diminutive of Dorothy.
Doina f Romanian
Means "folk song", from Romanian doină.
Doireann f Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "sullen, tempestuous" in Irish. This was the name of several characters in Irish legend, including a daughter of Bodb Derg who poisoned Fionn mac Cumhail.
Dölgöön m & f Mongolian
Means "quiet, calm" in Mongolian.
Dollie f English
Variant of Dolly.
Dolly f English
Diminutive of Dorothy. Doll and Dolly were used from the 16th century, and the common English word doll (for the plaything) is derived from them. In modern times this name is also sometimes used as a diminutive of Dolores.
Dolores f Spanish, English
Means "sorrows", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary María de los Dolores, meaning "Mary of Sorrows". It has been used in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, becoming especially popular in America during the 1920s and 30s.
Dolors f Catalan
Catalan form of Dolores.
Domantė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Domantas.
Domenica f Italian
Italian feminine form of Dominic.
Dominga f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Dominic.
Dominique f & m French
French feminine and masculine form of Dominic.
Domitia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Domitius.
Domitila f Spanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Domitilla.
Domitilla f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name Domitius. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Vespasian and the mother of emperors Titus and Domitian.
Domitille f French
French form of Domitilla.
Domna f Late Roman, Greek
Feminine form of Domnus. Saint Domna of Nicomedia was martyred during the persecutions of the early 4th century. However, in the case of Julia Domna, the Syrian wife of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus, it seems her name was actually of Semitic origin.
Domnika f Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of Dominic.
Domnina f Late Roman
Feminine form of Domninus. This was the name of a few early saints and martyrs.
Dona f English
Variant of Donna.
Donalda f Scottish
Feminine form of Donald.
Donaldina f Scottish
Feminine form of Donald.
Donata f Italian, Polish, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Donatus (see Donato).
Donatella f Italian
Diminutive of Donata.
Donatienne f French
French feminine form of Donatianus.
Donella f Scottish
Feminine form of Donald.
Donelle f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Don.
Donka f Bulgarian
Feminine diminutive of Andon.
Donna f English
From Italian donna meaning "lady". It is also used as a feminine form of Donald.
Dor m & f Hebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
Dóra f Hungarian, Icelandic
Short form of Dorottya and names that end in dóra, such as Teodóra or Halldóra.
Dorcas f Biblical
Derived from Greek δορκάς (dorkas) meaning "gazelle". This is the Greek translation of the name Tabitha in the New Testament (see Acts 9:36).
Dorean f English
Variant of Doreen.
Doreen f English
Combination of Dora and the name suffix een. The name was (first?) used by novelist Edna Lyall in her novel Doreen (1894).
Dores f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of Dolores.
Dorete f Danish (Rare)
Old Danish form of Dorothea.
Doretta f English, Italian
Diminutive of Dora.
Doria f English (Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of Dorian or an elaboration of Dora.
Doriane f French
French feminine form of Dorian.
Dorina 1 f Romanian
Feminine form of Dorin.
Dorina 2 f Hungarian
Elaboration of Dóra.
Dorinda f English
Combination of Dora and the name suffix inda. It was apparently coined by the English writers John Dryden and William D'Avenant for their play The Enchanted Island (1667). In the play, a loose adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest, Dorinda is the sister of Miranda.
Dorine f English
Variant of Doreen.
Dóris f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Doris.
Doris f English, German, Croatian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From the Greek name Δωρίς (Doris), which meant "Dorian woman". The Dorians were a Greek tribe who occupied the Peloponnese starting in the 12th century BC. In Greek mythology Doris was a sea nymph, one of the many children of Oceanus and Tethys. It began to be used as an English name in the 19th century. A famous bearer is the American actress Doris Day (1924-2019).
Dorit 1 f Hebrew
Strictly feminine variant of Dor.
Dorit 2 f Danish
Danish diminutive of Dorothea.
Dorita f Spanish
Diminutive of Dora.
Dorji f & m Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "diamond" in Tibetan.
Dorka f Hungarian
Diminutive of Dorottya.
Dorota f Polish, Czech, Slovak
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of Dorothea.
Dorotea f Italian, Spanish, Croatian, Swedish (Rare)
Form of Dorothea in several languages.
Dorotéia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Dorothea.
Doroteia f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Dorothea.
Dorotėja f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Dorothea.
Doroteja f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of Dorothea.
Doroteya f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Dorothea.
Dorothea f German, Dutch, English, Late Greek
Feminine form of the Late Greek name Δωρόθεος (Dorotheos), which meant "gift of God" from Greek δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift" and θεός (theos) meaning "god". The name Theodore is composed of the same elements in reverse order. Dorothea was the name of two early saints, notably the 4th-century martyr Dorothea of Caesarea. It was also borne by the 14th-century Saint Dorothea of Montau, who was the patron saint of Prussia.
Dorothée f French
French form of Dorothea.
Dorothee f German
German variant of Dorothea.
Dorothy f English
Usual English form of Dorothea. It has been in use since the 16th century. The author L. Frank Baum used it for the central character, Dorothy Gale, in his fantasy novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and several of its sequels.
Dorottya f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Dorothea.
Dorris f English
Variant of Doris.
Dorrit f Danish
Danish diminutive of Dorothea.
Dorte f Danish
Danish form of Dorothy.
Dortha f English
Variant of Dorothy.
Dörthe f Low German
Low German form of Dorthe.
Dorthe f Danish
Danish form of Dorothy.
Dorthea f Danish
Danish form of Dorothy.
Dorthy f English
Variant of Dorothy.
Dory f English
Diminutive of Dorothy or Doris. This is the name of a fish in the animated film Finding Nemo (2003).
Dosia f Polish
Diminutive of Teodozja or Dorota.
Dot f English
Diminutive of Dorothy.
Dottie f English
Diminutive of Dorothy.
Dotty f English
Diminutive of Dorothy.
Doubravka f Czech
Czech feminine form of Dubravko.
Dove f English
From the English word for the variety of bird, seen as a symbol of peace.
Draga f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of Drago.
Dragica f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".
Draha f Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of Drahomíra.
Drahomíra f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Dragomir.
Drahoslava f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of Dragoslav.
Drahuše f Czech
Diminutive of Drahomíra.
Draupadi f Hinduism
Means "daughter of Drupada" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the Mahabharata this is the name of the daughter of King Drupada. She married all of the Pandavas, the five sons of Pandu.
Draženka f Croatian
Feminine form of Dražen.
Drea f English
Short form of Andrea 2.
Dream f English (Modern)
From the English word dream referring to imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping or a hope or wish.
Drika f Dutch
Short form of Hendrika.