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Dakota
Language of origin: Dakota
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: friend
Info about origin: use of the name of the Native American people 'Dakota' as a given name
 only quite recently used as a given name
 mostly used as a male name, less frequently as a female name
Words: dakota=the friend, the ally (Dakota)
Variants: Dakota  English   (#81 in US popularity)
 Dakotah  English   (#860 in US popularity)

Dale
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name which originally denoted somebody living in a dale
Words: dael=the dale, the valley (Old English) ; dalan=the dale, the valley (Germanic)
Variants: Dale  English   (#381 in US popularity)
 Dallin  English   (#860 in US popularity)

Dallas
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: resting place (?)
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a Scottish place name
 the meaning of the place name is disputed, maybe 'resting place'
Variants: Dallas  English   (#294 in US popularity)

Dalton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: town in the valley
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name with the meaning 'town in the valley', 'valley town'
Words: dael=the dale, the valley (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Dalton  English   (#110 in US popularity)

Damian
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Info about origin: known from Saint Damian, physician and martyr, the patron saint of physicians (11th century AD)
Words: daman=to tame, to subdue (Old Greek)
Variants: Damian  German, English, Polish   (#230 in US popularity)
 Damiano  Italian
 Damien  French   (#308 in US popularity)
 Damion  English   (#555 in US popularity)
 Damon  English   (#310 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Dandre
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe from a combination 'D'Andre'
Variants: Dandre  English   (#617 in US popularity)

Dane
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the Dane
Info about origin: from a family name that originally denoted somebody from Denmark
 the 'den' in 'Denmark' probably goes back to an Indoeuropean root word 'dhen' (low, flat)
Words: dhen=low, flat (Indoeuropean)
Variants: Dane  English   (#426 in US popularity)
 Dana  English   (#662 in US popularity)

Dangelo
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe from a combination 'D'Angelo' (with the meaning 'from Angelo')
Variants: Dangelo  English   (#777 in US popularity)

Daniel
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: God is my judge
Info about origin: in the Bible Daniel is an important prophet
Words: dan=the judge (Hebrew) ; el=God, the powerful (Hebrew)
Female form: Daniela
Variants: Daniel  German, French, English, Polish, Czech, Scandinavian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#7 in US popularity)
 Daan  Dutch
 Dan  English   (#800 in US popularity)
 Dani  Spanish
 Daniele  Italian
 Danilo  Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Slavic
 Danny  English   (#218 in US popularity)
 10 variants more...

Dante
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: an Italian short form of a late Latin name 'Durante' which expressed the wish of the parents that the child might be enduring (e.g. enduring in faith)
 known from the medieval Italian poet Dante Alighieri who wrote 'The Divine Comedy' (13th/14th century AD)
Words: durare=to endure, to withstand (Latin)
Variants: Dante  German, Italian   (#281 in US popularity)
 Dontae  English   (#877 in US popularity)
 Donte  English   (#416 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Daquan
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Daquan  English   (#490 in US popularity)
 Dequan  English   (#703 in US popularity)

Darius
Language of origin: Old Persian
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: possessor of the good
Info about origin: known as the name of several Persian kings, most prominently Darius I, the Great (550 to 486 BC)
Words: daraya=to possess, hold, to maintain (Old Persian) ; vahu=good (Old Persian)
Female form: Daria
Variants: Darius  German, English, Lithuanian   (#171 in US popularity)
 Darian  English   (#440 in US popularity)
 Dario  Italian   (#860 in US popularity)
 Darrius  English   (#662 in US popularity)
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Darren
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: meaning not known for certain
 the variant 'Darin' suddendly became very popular during the 1950's in the US, for unknown reasons
Variants: Darren  English   (#222 in US popularity)
 Darien  English   (#555 in US popularity)
 Darin  English   (#682 in US popularity)
 Darion  English   (#641 in US popularity)
 Daron  English   (#903 in US popularity)
 Darrian  English   (#870 in US popularity)
 Darrien  English   (#962 in US popularity)
 Darrin  English   (#564 in US popularity)
 Darrion  English   (#903 in US popularity)
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Darwin
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dear friend
Info about origin: from a family name that was itself derived from an Old English given name 'Deorwine' with the meaning 'dear friend'
 the family name is known from the scientist Charles Darwin
Words: deore=dear (Old English) ; wine=the friend (Old English)
Variants: Darwin  English   (#813 in US popularity)
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Daryl
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: from Airelle
Info about origin: from a Norman-French family name 'd'Airelle' denoting somebody from Airelle in France
 in use as a given name since the end of the 19th century
 in modern French 'airelle' (or 'airelle rouge') means 'mountain cranberry'
Words: airelle=the mountain cranberry (French)
Variants: Daryl  English   (#606 in US popularity)
 Darnell  English   (#453 in US popularity)
 Darrell  English   (#340 in US popularity)
 Darryl  English   (#372 in US popularity)
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Dashawn
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe derived from 'Shawn'
Variants: Dashawn  English   (#602 in US popularity)
 Deshaun  English   (#903 in US popularity)

David
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: beloved
Info about origin: in the Bible David is the second and greatest of the kings of Israel and given as an ancestor of Jesus
Words: dod=the beloved (Hebrew)
Female form: Davida
Variants: David  German, English, French   (#11 in US popularity)
 Dave  English
 Davide  French, Italian
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Davion
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Davion  English   (#716 in US popularity)

Davis
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name that itself derives from the given name 'David'
Variants: Davis  English   (#450 in US popularity)

Davon
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Davon  English   (#456 in US popularity)

Davonte
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Davonte  English   (#712 in US popularity)

Dawson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of David
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of David'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Dawson  English   (#640 in US popularity)

Dayton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name, possibly with the meaning 'dairy town'
Words: tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Dayton  English   (#746 in US popularity)

Dean
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: valley; dean
Info about origin: first possible origin: from a family name for somebody living in a valley
 second possible origin: from the clerical job title 'dean'
Words: denu=the valley (Old English) ; (English)
Female form: Deana
Variants: Dean  German, English   (#319 in US popularity)

Deandre
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: probably coined in recent times, as combination of the popular name element 'de' and the given name 'André'
Variants: Deandre  English   (#268 in US popularity)

Deangelo
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe a recently invented name, as combination of 'De' and 'Angelo'
Variants: Deangelo  English   (#536 in US popularity)

Declan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Info about origin: meaning and origin unknown
 known from Saint Declan, a missionary to Ireland (5th century AD)
 anglicized form of 'Deaglán'
Variants: Declan  English, Irish
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Deion
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Deion is a son of Aeolus, the god of the winds
Variants: Deion  English   (#617 in US popularity)

Dejuan
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Dejuan  English   (#903 in US popularity)

Demarco
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe a recently invented name, as combination of 'De' and 'Marco' or 'Marcus'
Variants: Demarco  English   (#777 in US popularity)
 Demarcus  English   (#534 in US popularity)

Demario
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Demario  English   (#826 in US popularity)

Dempsey
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Diomasach
Info about origin: from a Gaelic family name 'O Diomasaigh' with the meaning 'descendant of Diomasach'
 the name 'Diomasach' means 'proud'
Words: diomasach=proud (Old Irish)
Variants: Dempsey  English

Dennis
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dedicated to Dionysos
Info about origin: from the Greek name 'Dionysios' which means 'dedicated to Dionysos'
 in Greek mythology Dionysos is the god of wine, a son of Zeus and Semele
 the name of the god consists of 'dios' ('of Zeus') and 'nysa', the name of a legendary mountain
 known from Saint Dionysius (3rd century AD), one of the 14 Holy Helpers
 the French city of Saint Denis is named after this saint
Words: dios=of Zeus (Old Greek)
Female form: Denise
Variants: Dennis  German, English, French   (#173 in US popularity)
 Dion  German, English, French   (#596 in US popularity)
 Denis  English, French
 Denny  English
 Deon  English   (#522 in US popularity)
 Dionte  English   (#962 in US popularity)
 8 variants more...

Denver
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: valley ferry (?)
Info about origin: from a family name who possibly meant 'valley ferry'
 today also the name of a city in Colorado, USA
Words: denu=the valley (Old English) ; ferian=to carry, to transport (Old English)
Variants: Denver  English   (#962 in US popularity)

Denzel
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: fort (?)
Info about origin: from a family name originally denoting somebody from Denzell in Cornwall, England
 the name of the town probably has Celtic/Cornish roots, maybe with a meaning of 'fort'
Variants: Denzel  English   (#397 in US popularity)

Deondre
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Deondre  English   (#877 in US popularity)

Deonte
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Deonte  English   (#550 in US popularity)

Deri
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: oaks
Words: dar=the oak (Welsh)
Variants: Deri  Welsh

Deshawn
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: probably coined in recent times, as a combination of the common name element 'De' and the given name 'Shawn'
Variants: Deshawn  English   (#452 in US popularity)

Desmond
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: from south Munster
Info about origin: from a family name derived from Gaelic 'Deas-Mhumhan' meaning 'from south Munster'
 Munster is a province in Ireland
Variants: Desmond  English, Irish   (#340 in US popularity)
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Destin
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: destiny
Info about origin:See female form Destiny
Female form: Destiny
Variants: Destin  English   (#885 in US popularity)

Devante
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: male
Variants: Devante  English   (#374 in US popularity)

Devin
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the poet
Words: devin=the poet (Old Irish)
Variants: Devin  English, Irish   (#72 in US popularity)
 Davin  English   (#898 in US popularity)
 Devan  English   (#426 in US popularity)
 Deven  English   (#634 in US popularity)
 Devyn  English   (#806 in US popularity)

Devon
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Info about origin: use of the county Devon in England as a given name
 the name of the county probably is of Celtic origin and derives from the name of a Celtic tribe, the Dumnonii
Variants: Devon  English   (#128 in US popularity)
 Devonta  English   (#771 in US popularity)
 Devontae  English   (#962 in US popularity)
 Devonte  English   (#400 in US popularity)

Dexter
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dyer, one who dyes
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a job title for somebody who dyes cloth
Words: deag=the dye (Old English)
Variants: Dexter  English   (#514 in US popularity)

Diamond
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: diamond
Info about origin: use of the English name of the precious stone as given name
 the word has Latin and Greek roots
Words:  (English) ; adamas=the indestructible metal (Old Greek) ; a=un (Old Greek) ; damazein=to defeat (Old Greek)
Variants: Diamond  English   (#953 in US popularity)

Diarmaid
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: freeman
Info about origin: name of a hero in Irish legend and also the name of several Irish kings
Words: diarmaid=the freeman (Old Irish)
Variants: Diarmaid  Irish
 Diarmid  Irish
 Diarmuid  Irish
 3 variants more...

Dietrich
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: ruler of the people
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name, with the meaning 'ruler of the people'
 this name corresponds with the Gothic name 'Theoderic'
Words: diot=the people (Old High German) ; rihhi=rich, powerful, the power, the ruler (Old High German)
Variants: Dietrich  German
 Dietreich  German
 Dirk  German, Low German, Dutch
 Thade  German, Frisian
 Derek  English, Dutch   (#73 in US popularity)
 Derick  English   (#482 in US popularity)
 Derik  English   (#885 in US popularity)
 Derk  Dutch
 Derrick  English   (#149 in US popularity)
 6 variants more...

Dimitri
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dedicated to Demeter
Info about origin: from 'Demetrius', the Latin variant of the Greek name 'Demetrios' derived from the name of Demeter
 in Greek mythology Demeter is the goddess of agriculture
Words: de=the earth (Old Greek) ; meter=the mother (Old Greek)
Female form: Demetria
Variants: Dimitri  Russian   (#685 in US popularity)
 Demetrius  English   (#322 in US popularity)
 Dimitrij  Russian
 Dmitri  Russian
 Mitar  Slavic
 9 variants more...

Dominic
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: belonging to the lord
Info about origin: known from Saint Dominic, the founder of the Dominican order of friars (13th century AD)
 traditionally used for children born on a Sunday
Words: dominicus=belonging to the Lord (Latin) ; dominus=the lord, the master (Latin)
Female form: Dominika
Variants: Dominic  English   (#146 in US popularity)
 Dominik  German
 Domenic  Italian   (#919 in US popularity)
 Domenico  Italian
 Domingo  Spanish
 Dominick  English   (#306 in US popularity)
 Dominique  French   (#241 in US popularity)
 Dominque  English   (#845 in US popularity)
 6 variants more...

Donald
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: ruler of the world
Info about origin: Anglicised form of the Scottish-Gaelic name 'Domhnall'
 known from the powerful Scottish clan of the Macdonalds
Words: dubno=the world (Celtic) ; val=to rule (Celtic)
Variants: Donald  English, Scottish   (#125 in US popularity)
 Don  English, Scottish   (#606 in US popularity)
 Donnell  English   (#785 in US popularity)
 Donnie  English   (#690 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Donovan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Donndubhán
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Ó Donnabhain' which means 'descendant of Donndubhán'
 the given name 'Donndubhán' can be interpreted as 'the little dark-brown one'
Words: donn=brown (Old Irish) ; dubh=dark (Old Irish)
Variants: Donovan  English, Irish   (#251 in US popularity)
 Donavan  English   (#722 in US popularity)

Dorian
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: probably invented by Oscar Wilde for his novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' (1891)
 maybe he took the name from 'Dorians', the name of an ancient Greek tribe or from the late Roman name 'Dorianus' derived from the name of the tribe
Variants: Dorian  German, English   (#518 in US popularity)
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Douglas
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dark river, blood river
Info about origin: from a Scottish family name that derives from the name of a river, the site of a particularly bloody battle
 the family name is known from a powerful line of Scottish earls
Words: dubh=dark (Old Irish) ; glais=the water, the river (Old Irish)
Variants: Douglas  English, Scottish   (#151 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Drake
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dragon
Info about origin: from an Old-English name with the meaning 'dragon'
Words: dragon=the dragon (Old English) ; Dragon=the dragon (Old French) ; draco=the dragon (Latin)
Variants: Drake  English   (#360 in US popularity)
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Duane
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the little dark one
Info about origin: Anglicized form of an Old Irish/Gaelic name 'Dubhan'
Words: dubh=dark (Old Irish)
Variants: Duane  English, Irish   (#690 in US popularity)
 Dewayne  English   (#742 in US popularity)
 Dwayne  English, Irish   (#402 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Duncan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: brown(haired) warrior
Info about origin: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name 'Donnchadh'
Words: donn=brown (Old Irish) ; chadh=the warrior (Old Irish)
Variants: Duncan  English   (#531 in US popularity)
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Dunstan
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dark-colored stone
Info about origin: known from Saint Dunstan, archbishop of Canterbury in England (10th century AD)
Words: dunn=dark-colored (Old English) ; stan=the stone (Old English)
Variants: Dunstan  English

Dustin
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Thor's stone
Info about origin: from an English family name now used as a given name
 the family name is probably a Norman form of the Old Norse given name 'Dorsteinn' which means 'Thor's stone' (a variant of 'Thorsten')
Words: thorr=the thunder, the thunder god (Old Norse) ; steinn=the stone (Old Norse)
Variants: Dustin  German, English   (#66 in US popularity)
 Dusty  English   (#893 in US popularity)

Dwight
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from an Old English family name, itself derived from a given name, either 'Denis' or 'Dion'
Variants: Dwight  English   (#538 in US popularity)

Dylan
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: sea
Info about origin: in Welsh mythology Dylan is the god of the sea ('Dylan Eli Ton', 'Sea, Son of the Wave')
Words: dylan=the sea (Welsh)
Variants: Dylan  German, English, Welsh   (#37 in US popularity)
 Dillan  English   (#622 in US popularity)
 Dillion  English   (#777 in US popularity)
 Dillon  English   (#115 in US popularity)
 Dylon  English   (#775 in US popularity)