Submitted Names Starting with D

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DEVEREAUX m English
Variant of Devereux. A famous namesake is Australian Olympian sailor Devereaux Mytton.
DEVERLEE f English (Modern)
Possibly an invented name blending Devery and Everley.
DEVERRA f Roman Mythology
Goddess who gives the broom with which grain was swept up (verrere) (compare Averruncus).
DEVERY m English
From an Irish surname (Counties Leix and Offaly) which was a variant of Devereux. A bearer of this name was Devery Freeman (1913-2005), an American screenwriter who also authored the novel "Father Sky: A Novel", upon which the 1981 film "Taps" was based.
DEVI m Breton
Breton form of David.
DEVID m German (Modern, Rare)
Variant of David. The spelling is chosen to enforce an anglicised pronounciation.
DEVIN m Turkish
Derived from Turkish dev meaning "giant".
DEVINSU f Turkish
“The rhythmic movements or motion of water, stream.”
DEVION f & m English (Modern)
Elaborated form of Devin, perhaps inspired by Dion.
DEVKEN f Kurdish
Means "jovial, cheery" in Kurdish.
DEVLET f & m Turkish (Rare)
Means "government, state" in Turkish, ultimately of Arabic origin via Persian دولت (dowlat).
DEVLETŞAH f Ottoman Turkish
Combination of Devlet and Turkish şah meaning "king, shah".
DEVLIN m English (Modern)
From an Irish and Scottish surname which is an anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dobhailéin meaning "descendant of Dobhailéan", a given name of uncertain origin, but probably from a diminutive of dobhail "unlucky, unfortunate".
DEVLON m English
Variant of Devlin.
DEVLYN f & m American (Rare)
Variant of Devlin.
DEVONA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Devon to create a strictly feminine form of this name.
DEVONIKA f English (American, Rare)
Feminine elaboration of Devon.
DEVONNE f English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine variant of Devon.
DEVONTE m African American
Possibly a blend of Devon and Dante (compare Deonte).
DEVONYA f African American
American Indian and African American
DEVORE m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Devore.
DEVORGILL f Literature
Anglicized form of Derbforgaill used by Lady Gregory in 'Cuchulain of Muirthemne' (1902), her translation of the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. A famous bearer was the mother of John Balliol, an influential heiress in medieval Scotland.
DEVOTA f History
Means "devoted" in Latin, perhaps taken from the phrase Deo devota "devoted to God". Devota is the patron saint of Monaco.
DEVOY m English
Anglicized form of Gaelic surname Ó Dubhuidhe ‘descendant of Dubhuidhe’, a name probably derived from dubh "dark, black" and buidhe "sallow".
DEVOYRE f Yiddish
Yiddish form of Deborah.
DEVPRASAD m Indian
God & Holy Comunian
DEVRAN m Turkish
Means "whirling" in Turkish.
DEVVRAT m Indian
its the childhood name of bheesma the great warrior in the great indian epic "mahabharata".
DEVYAAN m Sanskrit (Rare)
God's chariot.
DEWA m Indonesian, Balinese
Means "god, deity" in Indonesian, derived from Sanskrit देव (devá) (see Deva).
DEWA f Pashto
Means "candle" or "light" in Pashto.
DEWEI m Chinese
Means "of great principle" in Chinese.
DEWILA f Hinduism
Name - Dewila देविला... [more]
DEWI SRI f Far Eastern Mythology
The Javanese, Sundanese, and Balinese goddess of rice and fertility who is also associated with the underworld and the moon. Her name is derived from dewi meaning "goddess" and the Sanskrit श्री (sri) meaning "light, lustre, radiance, splendour, glory, beauty, grace, loveliness".
DEWITT m English
Derived from a Dutch surname that was originally written as de Witt (it is common for Dutch immigrants to an English-speaking country to write their surname as one 'word', to make it easier to write for the citizens of that particular English-speaking country), it literally means "the white one"... [more]
DEWOGNATA f Ancient Celtic
A Gaulish name, composed of dewos "god" + gnatos "known".
DEWOLF m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Dewolf. Most notable bearer was American entertainer DeWolf Hopper (1858–1935), best known for his recitations of the famous poem 'Casey at the Bat' by Ernest Thayer (1863–1940).
DEXAMENUS m Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek masculine name meaning "hospitable".
DEXANDROS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun δέξις (dexis) meaning "reception", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb δέχομαι (dechomai) or (dekhomai) meaning "to take, to receive, to accept, to welcome"... [more]
DEXARETA f Ancient Greek
δεξιά (dexia) "right hand" > δέχομαι (dekhomai) "receive, accept" + ἀρετή (areté) "virtue, excellence, goodness"
DEXI f American (Rare)
A feminine form of Dex with the suffix -i.
DEXIKLEIA f Ancient Greek
δεξιά (dexia) "right hand" > δέχομαι (dekhomai) "receive, accept" + κλεος (kleos) "fame, glory"
DEXIOS m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun δέξις (dexis) meaning "reception", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb δέχομαι (dechomai) or (dekhomai) meaning "to take, to receive, to accept, to welcome"... [more]
DEXIP m Catalan
Catalan form of Dexippos via its latinized form Dexippus.
DÉXIPO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Dexippos via its latinized form Dexippus.
DEXIPO m Spanish
Spanish form of Dexippos via its latinized form Dexippus.
DEXIPP m German
German form of Dexippos via its latinized form Dexippus.
DEXIPPE m French
French form of Dexippos via its latinized form Dexippus.
DEXIPPOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun δέξις (dexis) meaning "reception", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb δέχομαι (dechomai) or (dekhomai) meaning "to take, to receive, to accept, to welcome"... [more]
DEXIPPUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dexippos. This name was borne by a Greek philosopher from the 4th century AD.
DEXITHEA f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Dexitheos. In Greek mythology, Dexithea was one of the Telchines.
DEXITHEOS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from the Greek noun δέξις (dexis) meaning "reception", which is ultimately derived from the Greek verb δέχομαι (dechomai) or (dekhomai) meaning "to take, to receive, to accept, to welcome"... [more]
DEXITHEUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dexitheos. This name was borne by an eponymous archon of Athens, who lived in the 4th century BC.
DEXIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dexios. In Greek mythology, Dexius was the father of the Achaean Iphinous.
DEXTON m English (Modern, Rare)
A combination of Dex and the popular suffix -ton.
DEXTRA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Dexter.
DEYLA f English
Variant of Dayla.
DEYNA f English
Variant of Dana.
DEYVIAN m English (American)
Unique and Original
DEZ m English
Variant of Des.
DEZBA f Navajo
War "anaa'"
DEŽE m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Dezsö.
DÉZI f Hungarian
Hungarian phonetic spelling of Daisy.
DEZIDER m Slovak
Slovak given name derived from the Latin desideratum meaning "desired", a cognate of Desideratus.
DEZIDERIU m Romanian
Romanian form of Desiderius.
DEZIDERIY m Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Desiderius.
DEZMOND m English
Variant spelling of Desmond.
DEZY m Edo (Modern)
''You cant block God's path or you can not block ones destiny; diminutive of Aigbodezzy''
DEZYDERIA f Polish
Polish form of Desideria.
DEZYDERIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Desiderius.
DEZYDERY m Polish
Polish form of Desiderius.
DEZZI m & f English
Diminutive of Desiree, Desmond, and other names that start with the similar DEZ- sound.
DGIBÈRT m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Gilbert.
DGILLIAUME m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of William.
DHAFFER m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabicظَفَر (ẓafar) meaning "victorious" or "victory, triumph" (see Zafar). A known bearer is Dhaffer L’Abidine (1972–), a Tunisian former soccer player and actor.
DHAFIR m Arabic (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Zafir.
DHAKHAN m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The ancestral spirit of the Kabi tribe of Queensland (north-east Australia).
DHAKPA m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
DHANA f Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Meaning "smallness".
DHANA m & f Indian, Tamil, Kannada, Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit धन्य (dhanya) meaning "bestowing wealth, rich".
DHANALAKSHMI f Indian
From Dhana Lakshmi, one of the Ashta Lakshmi, a group of eight Hindu goddesses preside over wealth. Dhana Lakshmi presides over gold and financial wealth.
DHANANJOY m Indian, Bengali
Bengali variant of Dhananjay.
DHANI m Indian
Named after two notes of the Indian music scale, 'dha' and 'ni'.
DHANRAJ m Indian
dhan means wealth & raj means to rule....hence name means one who rules over money
DHANYA f Indian
Hindi, means THANKSFUL, HONOR, GRACE,
DHARA f Indian
In Sanskrit it means Earth and is pronounced as Dh.ra
DHARMIK m Telugu
God ganesh name. Sacred.Religionous.braveness
DHARUN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Indian, Nepali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
MEANING -bearing, holding, supporter, Name of lord Brahma ( ब्रह्मा ),heaven, water, opinion, basis, foundation, firm ground, the firm soil of the earth, prop, stay, receptacle... [more]
DHAWAL m Indian
Variant of Dhaval.
DHAYL f Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Meaning "complement".
DHISANA f Hinduism
Etymology unknown. This is the name of a Hindu goddess of prosperity associated with the soma vessel, knowledge, intelligence and speech as well as celestial bodies.
DHONDUP m Tibetan
From Tibetan དོན་གྲུབ (don grub) meaning "one who has accomplished a goal", derived from དོན (don) meaning "object, purpose, goal" and གྲུབ (grub) "to be accomplished"... [more]
DHRISHTI f & m Indian
Name - Dhrishti धृष्टि ... [more]
DHRUV m Hinduism (Modern)
Name of Star
DHUODA f Frankish
Etymology unknown.
DHWANI f Indian
Means "sound" or "echo" in Sanskrit.
DÍA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dia.
DIA f Greek Mythology
Means "heavenly, divine" in Greek. The name of multiple characters in Greek Mythology.
DIA f African, Mbama
Means "love" in Lembaama.
DIA f English
Either a short form of names beginning with Dia- or else a variant spelling of Dea.... [more]
DIA f Hungarian
A variant of Diana.
DIABLO m Popular Culture
Means "devil" in Spanish. Diablo Cody is the pen name of American writer Brook Busey (1978-).
DIADAMIA f American (Rare, ?)
Unknown origin. Used in the early 1800s in America. May be from the word diadem, crown, ornamental cloth headband worn as a crown.
DIADEMIA f American (Archaic)
Possibly an altered form of Deidamia influenced by the English word diadem, used in America in the 19th century.
DIADUMENIAN m Bulgarian, English, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, History
Bulgarian, English, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian form of Diadumenianus. A well-known bearer of this name was the Roman Emperor Diadumenian, who reigned in the 3rd century AD.
DIADUMENIANO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Diadumenian.
DIADUMENIANUS m Late Roman
Roman cognomen, which is an extended form of Diadumenus.
DIADUMENUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Greek διαδούμενος (diadoumenos) or (diadumenos), which apparently means "diadem-bearer" but is more likely to mean "diadem of strength". The word is derived from Greek διάδημα (diadema) "diadem, crown, ornamental headband" combined with Greek μενος (menos) "power, strength, spirit"... [more]
DIAGORAS m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is probably derived from Greek διά (dia) "across, through", but Greek Διος (Dios) "of Zeus" is also a possibility. The second element is either derived from Greek ἀγορεύω (agoreuo) "to orate, to speak publicly" or from Greek ἀγορά (agora), which can mean "assembly" as well as "market"... [more]
DIAH f English (Rare)
Variant of Dia.
DIALIKA f Western African
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
DIALYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Potentially a modern combination of the prefix Dia-, and popular suffix -lyn.
DIAMANT m Albanian
Means "diamond" in Albanian.
DIAMANTE f Judeo-Italian, African American
Derived from Italian diamante "diamond".
DIAMBU m Central African
Means "quiet warrior".
DIAMONIQUE f English
The name Diamonique is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Diamonique is: Of high value; brilliant. The precious diamond stone.
DIAN f English
Variant of Diane.
DÍANA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Diana.
DIANAIMH f Irish (Rare), Medieval Irish
Derived from Irish díainim "spotless, unblemished".
DIANALEE f Popular Culture
Combination of Diana and Lee.
DIANDRA f Dutch, English, Various
A blend of the name Diana with Alexandra or Sandra. A well-known bearer of this name is Diandra Luker, the ex-wife of actor Michael Douglas.
DIANETTE f English (Rare), Central American
Combination of Diane with the suffix -ette.
DIANEU f Catalan
Meaning "day of the snow", from the Catalan dia meaning "day" and neu meaning "snow". Possibly related to the English Diane
DIANIA f American (Rare)
Elaborated form of Diana
DIANKA f Czech
Diminutive of Diana.
DÍANNA f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Dianna.
DIANOIA f Ancient Greek
διάνοια (dianoia) "thought, intellect"
DIANOZ m Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian form of Dianos, which is the hellenized form of Dianus.
DIANUS m Roman Mythology
Masculine form of Diana. This was the name of an obscure god in Roman mythology. Some experts theorize that Dianus is not a separate god on his own; they claim that Dianus is merely a different name for Ianus (see Janus).
DIAO-CHAN f Chinese
one of the four chinese beauties.the moon have to hide it faces because shame of her beauty.
DIARA f African
Meaning "Gift of Silence" or Silent gifted one."
DIARAYE f Muslim (Modern, Rare)
"Diaraye" is a Muslim name. It is rare because only few knows that "Diaraye" is actually "Zahra" the prophet's daughter Fatima's middle name. The name "diaraye" means "the bright shinning flower". It is a unique name and even though it is rare, you can find it among african-Muslims.
DIARMID m Irish
Variant of Diarmaid.
DIARRA m African
sawhili
DIBA f Persian, Indian, Arabic
Means "brocade (rich colourful silk)" in Persian.
DIBA f Central African, Tshiluba
Means "sun" in Tshiluba language spoken in Democratic Republic of Congo.
DIBE f Navajo
Lamb "dibé"
DIBLAIM f Biblical
Means "cakes of pressed figs". In the bible, this was the mother of the prophet Hosea's wife, Gomer.
DIBRI m Biblical Hebrew
Dibri of the house of Dan was the father of Shelomith, according to Leviticus 24:11. Shelomith's son was stoned to death by the people of Israel for blasphemy following Moses' issue of a ruling on the penalty to be applied for blasphemy.
DICA f English (Rare)
Variant of Dice.
DICAEOPOLIS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Theatre
Ancient Greek for "just citizen"... [more]
DICE m English
From the English word "dice", the plural of die, referring to "a polyhedron, usually a cube, with numbers or symbols on each side and used in games of chance, typically in gambling".
DICEY f English (Rare)
Variant of Dicie. This was borne by Laodicea "Dicey" Langston (1766-1837), a South Carolina woman who acted as a spy for the Patriots during the American Revolution. It was used by Cynthia Voigt for a character in her Tillerman family series of novels.
DICHARD m English (American)
Variant of Richard incorporating the diminutive Dick.
DICIE f American (Archaic), English (Rare)
Diminutive of names such as Diana, Eurydice, Ludicia and Theodosia. It has also been used as a given name in its own right, especially in the 19th-century United States.
DICKASON m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Dickason.
DICKEN m English
Variant of Dickon.
DICKERSON m English (American, Rare)
Derived from the English patronymic surname of Dickerson, which can mean "son of Dick" as well as "son of the digger" (as in, a builder of ditches and/or dykes). In the latter case, the first element is ultimately derived from Middle English dicher (also found spelled as dicere and diker) meaning "digger" as well as "dyker".... [more]
DICKIE m English
Diminutive of Richard.
DICKINSON m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Dickinson.
DICKY m English
Diminutive of Richard.
DICLE f Turkish
Turkish name for the Tigris River.
DICO m Portuguese
Diminutive of Eurico and Frederico.
DICTE f Danish
Shortened form of Benedicte.
DICTYNNA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Δίκτυννα (Diktynna) which was associated with Greek δίκτυα (diktya) "hunting nets". This was an epithet of the Cretan goddess Britomartis, allegedly given for the fishermen's nets into which she leaped from Mount Dikte on Crete... [more]
DICTYS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Δίκτυς (Diktys) meaning "of the nets", from δίκτυον (diktyon) "fishing-net". This was the name of several characters in Greek mythology, notably the fisherman of the island Seriphos who "with his net drew to land the chest in which were enclosed Perseus and his mother Danaë".
DICUIL m Medieval Irish (Anglicized, ?)
Variant of Dícuill via its Latinized form Dicuilus. This was the name of an Irish monk and geographer who lived in the 8th and 9th centuries.
DICUILUS m Medieval Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dícuill. This was the name of an Irish monk and geographer who lived in the 8th and 9th centuries.
DIDA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Lidia.
DIDACO m Italian
Italian form of Didacus.
DIDAK m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Didacus.
DIDAR m Pakistani
it is drived from persian language and mostly used in urdu and hindi languages.
DIDDE f Danish
Variant of Ditte.
DIDDY m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Diminutive of Yedidiya or Jedidiah (for boys) and Adi (1) (for girls, and sometimes for boys).
DIDÉRIC m French (Archaic)
French form of Diederik (also compare Diderich and Diderik). In other words, it is a more archaic form of Thierry.
DIDERICA f Dutch (Latinized, Rare)
Feminine form of Didericus, which is the latinized form of Diederik. Also compare its feminine equivalent Diederika.
DIDERICK m Dutch (Rare)
Dutch variant of Diederik.
DIDERICUS m Dutch (Latinized, Rare)
Latinized form of Diederik. This name was often used in Belgium and The Netherlands in especially the 18th and 19th centuries.
DIDERIK m Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Dutch variant of Diederik as well as a Danish, Norwegian and Swedish variant of Didrik.
DIDERIKA f Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Diederika. Also compare Diderik, which is the masculine equivalent of this name.... [more]
DIDÉRIQUE f French
Feminine form of Didéric.
DIDI f & m Dutch
Diminutive of given names that contain the Germanic element theud meaning "people", such as Dieter (strictly masculine), Diede (unisex), Diederika (strictly feminine) and Diete (unisex)... [more]
DIDICA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Adriana.
DIDIM m Croatian, Georgian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian
Croatian, Georgian, Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian form of Didymus.
DIDIME m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Didymus. This is an older form; the modern form is Didim.
DIDIMO m Italian
Italian form of Didymus.
DIDINE f French
French pet form of Léopoldine.
DIDON f French
French form of Dido.
DIDRIK m Danish (Rare), Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (Rare)
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Dietrich as well as a rare Dutch shortened form of Diederik.... [more]
DIDRIKA f Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Swedish feminine form of Didrik and rare Dutch variant of Diederika.
DIDYME f & m Ancient Greek, Literature, French (Rare, Archaic)
As a feminine Ancient Greek name, this is the feminine form of Didymos. It was borne by a mistress of the 3rd-century BC Egyptian king Ptolemy II Philadelphus. American children's author Stephenie Meyer used it for a character in her Twilight series.... [more]
DIDYMOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek δίδυμος (didymos) meaning "twin, double."
DIDYMUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Didymos. Didymus the Blind was an ecclesiastical writer from the 4th century AD.
DIE f Chinese
Means "butterfly" in Mandarin.