Masculine Names

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DEEPAK m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi/Nepali दीपक, Bengali দীপক, Gujarati દીપક, Gurmukhi ਦੀਪਕ, Malayalam ദീപക്, Kannada ದೀಪಕ್, Tamil தீபக் or Telugu దీపక్ (see DIPAK).
DEFOREST m English
From a French surname meaning "from the forest". It was originally given in honour of American author John Deforest (1826-1906).
DEIMOS m Greek Mythology
Means "terror" in Greek. This was one of the sons of the Greek god Ares. Also, a moon of Mars bears this name.
DEINIOL m Welsh
Welsh form of DANIEL.
DEION m African American (Modern)
Variant of DION. A notable bearer is retired American football player Deion Sanders (1967-).
DEJAN m Serbian, 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".
DEJEN m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "foundation, support" in Amharic.
DEKEL m Hebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
DELAIAH m Biblical
Means "YAHWEH has drawn up" in Hebrew. This is the name of several Old Testament characters.
DELANO m English
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.
DELBERT m English
Short form of ADELBERT. As an American name it was first used in the New York area by people of Dutch ancestry.
DELL m & f English
From an English surname that originally denoted a person who lived in a dell or valley.
DELMAR m English
From an English surname that was derived from Norman French de la mare meaning "from the pond".
DELPHINUS m Late Roman
Masculine form of DELPHINA. Saint Delphinus was a 4th-century bishop of Bordeaux.
DELROY m English (Rare)
Possibly an alteration of LEROY.
DELSHAD m & f Persian (Rare)
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian, from دل (del) meaning "heart" and شاد (shad) meaning "happy".
DELWYN m Welsh
Means "pretty and white" from Welsh del "pretty" combined with gwyn "fair, white, blessed".
DEMETER (2) m Slovak, Hungarian
Slovak and Hungarian form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMÉTRIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMETRIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DEMETRIUS.
DEMETRIOS m Ancient Greek, Greek
Ancient Greek form of DEMETRIUS, as well as an alternate transcription of the Modern Greek form Dimitrios.
DEMETRIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Δημήτριος (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.
DEMID m Russian
Russian form of DIOMEDES.
DEMİR m Turkish
Means "iron" in Turkish.
DEMIR m Bosnian
Bosnian form of DEMİR.
DEMOCRITUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Δημόκριτος (Demokritos), a Greek name meaning "judge of the people" from the elements δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people" and κριτής (krites) meaning "judge, critic". This was the name of a Greek philosopher, the creator of the atomic theory.
DEMON m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name derived from δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people".
DEMOPHON m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people" and φωνή (phone) meaning "voice". In Greek mythology this was the name of the son of Theseus and Phaedra.
DEMOSTHENES m Ancient Greek
Means "vigour of the people" from Greek δῆμος (demos) meaning "the people" and σθένος (sthenos) meaning "vigour, strength". This was the name of both an Athenian general of the 5th century and an Athenian orator of the 4th century.
DEMYAN m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of DAMIAN.
DEN m English
Short form of DENNIS.
DENE m & f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of DEAN or DENA.
DENEB m Astronomy
Derived from Arabic ذنب (dhanab) meaning "tail". This is the name of a star in the constellation Cygnus.
DÉNES m Hungarian
Hungarian form of DENIS.
DENHOLM m English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally taken from a place name meaning "valley island" in Old English.
DENIEL m Breton
Breton form of DANIEL.
DÊNIS m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of DENIS, used mainly in Brazil as opposed to Portugal (where Dinis is more common).
DENIS m French, 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]
DENİZ f & m Turkish
Means "sea" in Turkish.
DENNIS m English, German, Dutch
Usual English, German and Dutch form of DENIS.
DENNY m English
Diminutive of DENNIS.
DENTON m English
From a surname, originally from a place name, which meant "valley town" in Old English.
DENVER m English
From an English surname that 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).
DENYS m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of DENIS.
DENZEL m English (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.
DENZIL m English
From a surname that 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.
DEO m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi देव (see DEV).
DÉODAT m French
French form of DEODATUS.
DEODATO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of DEODATUS.
DEODATUS m Late Roman
Variant of ADEODATUS or DEUSDEDIT. This name was borne by several saints.
DEÒRSA m Scottish
Scottish form of GEORGE.
DEORWINE m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements deor "dear" and wine "friend".
DERBY m & f English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of DARBY.
DEREK m English
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.
DERICK m English
Variant of DEREK.
DERMID m Scottish
Anglicized form of DIARMAD.
DERMOT m Irish
Anglicized form of DIARMAID.
DEROR m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּרוֹר (see DROR).
DERRICK m English
Variant of DEREK.
DERRY m Irish
Diminutive of DERMOT.
DERVİŞ m Turkish
From a Turkish word, which exists in English as dervish, for a Sufi ascetic. It is ultimately from Avestan drigu meaning "needy, poor".
DERYA f & m Turkish
Means "sea, ocean" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
DES m English
Short form of DESMOND.
DESHAUN m African American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and SHAUN.
DESHAWN m African American
Combination of the popular name prefix De and SHAWN.
DESI m Spanish
Diminutive of DESIDERIO.
DESIDERATUS m Late Roman
Derived from Latin desideratum meaning "desired". This was the name of a 6th-century French saint.
DESIDÉRIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of DESIDERIO.
DESIDERIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of DESIDERIUS.
DESIDERIUS m Late Roman
Derived from Latin desiderium meaning "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.
DÉSIRÉ m French
Masculine form of DÉSIRÉE.
DESISLAV m Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from Slavic elements, possibly deseti meaning "ten", combined with slava "glory".
DESMOND m English, Irish
From an Irish surname that was derived from Deasmhumhain meaning "South Munster", originally indicating a person who came from that region in Ireland.
DESTA f & m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "joy" in Amharic.
DETLEF m Low German, German
Derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and leib "heritage".
DEUSDEDIT m Late Roman
Latin name meaning "God has given". This was the name of two popes (who are also known by the related name Adeodatus).
DEV m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
DEVADAS m Indian, Hindi
Means "servant of the gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and दास (dasa) meaning "servant".
DEVAN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of DEVIN.
DEVARAJ m Indian, Kannada
Modern form of DEVARAJA.
DEVARAJA m Hinduism
Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and राज (raja) meaning "king". This is another name of the Hindu god Indra.
DEVDAS m Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi देवदास (see DEVADAS).
DEVEREUX m English (Rare)
From an English surname, of Norman French origin, meaning "from Evreux". Evreux is a town in France.
DEVIN m & f English
From a surname, either the Irish surname DEVIN (1) or the English surname DEVIN (2).
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.
DEVRAJ m Indian, Hindi
Modern form of DEVARAJA.
DEVRİM m Turkish
Means "revolution" in Turkish.
DEVYN f & m English (Modern)
Variant of DEVIN.
DEWAYNE m English
Variant of DUANE.
DEWEY m English
Probably a variant of DEWI (1).
DEWI (1) m Welsh
From Dewydd, an old Welsh form of DAVID. Saint Dewi, the patron saint of Wales, was a 6th-century Welsh bishop.
DEWYDD m Welsh (Archaic)
Old Welsh form of DAVID.
DEX m English
Short form of DEXTER.
DEXTER m English
From an occupational surname meaning "one who dyes" in Old English. It also coincides with the Latin word dexter meaning "right-handed, skilled".
DEYAN m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of DEJAN.
DEZI m English
Diminutive of DESMOND and other names beginning with a similar sound.
DEZIDERIU m Romanian
Romanian form of DESIDERIUS.
DEZSŐ m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Desiderius (see DESIDERIO).
DHANANJAY m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "winning wealth" in Sanskrit.
DHARMA m Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Nepali
Means "that which is established, law, duty, virtue" in Sanskrit.
DHAVAL m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "dazzling white" in Sanskrit.
DHIMITËR m Albanian
Albanian form of DEMETRIUS.
DIADUMENIAN m History
From the Roman cognomen Diadumenianus, which was derived from the Greek name DIADUMENUS. This was the name of a Roman Emperor who reigned briefly in the 3rd century.
DIADUMENIANUS m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of DIADUMENIAN.
DIADUMENUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Διαδούμενος (Diadoumenos) meaning "wearing a diadem". This was the name of a sculpture by the 5th-century BC Greek sculptor Polyclitus.
DIAN m & f Indonesian
Means "candle" in Indonesian.
DIARMAD m Scottish
Scottish form of DIARMAID.
DIARMAID m Irish, 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) m English
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) m Dutch
Short form of DIEDERIK.
DICUN m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of DICK (1).
DÍDAC m Catalan
Catalan form of DIDACUS.
DIDACUS m Medieval Spanish
Form of DIEGO found in medieval Latin records.
DIDI m German
Diminutive of DIETER.
DIDIER m French
French form of DESIDERIO.
DIEDE m & f 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 διδαχή (didache) meaning "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 mari "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 that 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
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.
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
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दिलीप, Malayalam ദിലീപ്, Kannada ದಿಲೀಪ್, Tamil திலீப் or Telugu దిలీప్ (see 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.
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 DELSHAD.
DILSHAD m & f Urdu
Urdu form of DELSHAD.
DILSHOD m Uzbek, Tajik
Uzbek and Tajik form of DELSHAD.
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 transcription of DEMETRIOS.
DIMITRIS m Greek
Modern Greek variant of DEMETRIOS.
DIMKA m Russian
Diminutive of DMITRIY.
DIMO m Bulgarian
Diminutive of DIMITAR.
DIMOS m Greek
Short form of DIMITRIOS or DIMOSTHENIS.
DIMOSTHENIS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription 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.
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.
DIODATO m Italian
Italian form of DEODATUS.
DIODORE m French (Rare)
French form of DIODORUS.
DIODORUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Διόδωρος (Diodoros) meaning "gift of Zeus", derived from the elements Διός (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift". This was the name of a 1st-century BC Greek historian.
DIODOTUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Διόδοτος (Diodotos), a Greek name meaning "given by Zeus" from Διός (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and δοτός (dotos) meaning "given".
DIOGENES m Ancient Greek
Means "born of Zeus" from Greek Διός (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and γενής (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 Διός (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory".
DIOMEDES m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek Διός (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and μήδομαι (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.
DIOMID m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of DIOMEDES.
DIOMIDIS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of DIOMEDES.
DION m Ancient Greek, English
Short form of DIONYSIOS and other Greek names beginning with the Greek element Διός (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 δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".
DIONYSOS m Greek Mythology
From Greek Διός (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 δυσμή (dysme) meaning "sunset". This is the name traditionally assigned 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
Alternate transcription of Arabic ضياء (see ZIYA).
DÎYAR m & f Kurdish
Variant of DIYAR.
DIYAR m & f Kurdish
Means "apparent, visible, clear" in Kurdish.
DJEHUTI m Egyptian Mythology (Hypothetical)
Reconstructed Egyptian form of THOTH.
DJEHUTIMESU m Ancient Egyptian (Hypothetical)
Reconstructed Egyptian form of THUTMOSE.
DJORDJE m Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Ђорђе (see ĐORĐE).
DJURADJ m Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Ђурађ (see ĐURAĐ).
DJURO m Serbian
Alternate transcription of Serbian Ђуро (see ĐURO).
DMITAR m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
DMITREI m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of DMITRIY.
DMITRI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дмитрий (see DMITRIY).
DMITRII m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дмитрий (see DMITRIY).
DMITRIY m Russian
Russian form of DEMETRIUS. A famous bearer was Dmitriy Mendeleev (1834-1907), the Russian chemist who devised the periodic table.
DMITRY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Дмитрий (see 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".
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.
DÖLGÖÖN m & f Mongolian
Means "quiet, calm" in Mongolian.
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".
DOMANTAS m Lithuanian
From Old Lithuanian dotas "gift" and mantus "intelligent". It is sometimes conflated with DAUMANTAS.
DOMAS m Lithuanian
Short form of DOMINYKAS or DOMANTAS.
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.
DOMINIK m German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian
Form of DOMINIC used in various languages.
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.
DOMITIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was probably derived from Latin domitus meaning "having been tamed".
DOMNALL m Scottish, Irish
Gaelic form of DONALD.
DOMNINUS m Late Roman
Latin name that was a derivative of DOMNUS. This name was borne by several early saints, including the 4th-century martyr Domninus of Fidenza.
DOMNIUS m Late Roman
Latin name that was a derivative of DOMNUS. Saint Domnius was a bishop of Split in Croatia who was martyred during the persecutions of Diocletian in the early 4th century.
DOMNUS m Late Roman
From Vulgar Latin domnus, from Latin dominus meaning "lord, master". This name was borne by the 6th-century saint Domnus of Vienne (also called Domninus).
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 meaning "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 that 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.
DONNACHA m Irish
Irish variant of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
DONNCHA m Irish
Irish variant of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
DONNCHAD m Ancient Irish
Older Irish form of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
DONNCHADH m Irish, Scottish
Irish and Scottish Gaelic form of DUNCAN.
DONNDUBHÁN m Ancient Irish
Composed of the Irish 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 that was derived from Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of DONNDUBHÁN".
DOR m & f Hebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORAN m Irish
From an Irish surname that 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.
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.
DORINEL m Romanian
Diminutive of DORIN.
DORJI f & m Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "diamond" in Tibetan.
DOROFEI m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Дорофей (see DOROFEY).
DOROFEY m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Dorotheos (see DOROTHEA).
DORON m Hebrew
Derived from Greek δῶρον (doron) meaning "gift".
DOROTHEOS m Greek, Late Greek
Greek masculine form of DOROTHEA.
DOROTHEUS m Late Roman
Latinized form of DOROTHEOS.
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