Baby Names for Girls and Boys of English Origin – D
So you made it to D, congratulations! Good parents look into details, great parents search out the internet for everything! We are sure you want to give your baby a cool name that will distinguish him or her from the rest. Something that will be remembered by everyone, a name that will bring joy and smiles in people’s faces.
You’ve come to the right place, we here at BabyNamesLog.com take baby names seriously and we have compiled the most comprehensive list that you could possibly imagine! Daniel, Donald and David are the names that get most points in this category, as they rank high on baby names charts around the world.
Make sure you go through the entire list and we are sure that you will find a unique name for your baby! Here we go…
English Baby Names that start with the letter D
Dabney: From the city of Aubigny, France
Dacey: Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dacey is from the south. Dacey has 8 variant forms: Dacee, Dacia, Dacie, Dacy, Daicee, Daicy, Daisey and Deyci.
Daffodil: Yellow Flower
Daker: From Castle, South, West Acre
Dal: From the meadow dwelling
Dallan or Dallin or Dallon: From the place of Dalla’s people
Dally: Loiter, Delay
Dalton: From the valley town
Dan or Dani or Danny: Diminutive form of Daniel, see meaning below
Danby: From the Dane’s farm
Danelea: Danish Meadow
Daniel: meaning in Hebrew God is my Judge. The protagonist in the Book of Daniel, one of the books of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament.
Danna: God is My Judge, Biblical Danna (Joshua 15:49), identified with Idhna, a modern Palestinian town on the West Bank.
Darby: From the deer park farm
Darcie: Of the Dark
Darian: Upholder of the Good
Darla: Dear, Loved One, almost like darling
Darrell: From Airelle
Darryl or Daryl: Form of Darrell, see name above
Darwin: Dear Friend
Daryan: Upholder of the Good
Dash: From the ash
Daughtry: From the daughter of..
Davan: Combination of David and Alan
Dave: Diminutive form of David
David: according to the Hebrew Bible, was the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel, and according to the New Testament Gospels of Matthew and Luke, an ancestor of Jesus. Celebrity names for David Bowie, David Beckham and David Letterman
Davis: Son of David
Dawn: Sunrise, celebrity name for Dawn Richard, Dawn French and Dawn Wells
Dawson: strange enough it’s not son of Daw but son of Ralph!
Daxton: From the town of Dax in France
Dayton: Bright and Sunny Town
Dean: From the valley
Debbie or Debby: Diminutive form of Deborah, see meaning of name belo
Deborah: prophetess of the God of the Israelites
December: Born in December
Decker: Digger of ditches
Deena: From the valley
Del: Diminutive form of names beginning with Del, see full list of names below
Delaire: Of the Air
Delaney: From the alder grove
Delbert: Noble and bright
Dell: Meadow, but also an American multinational computer technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells, repairs and supports computers and related products and services
Della: Of the Nobility
Demelza: Hill fort of Maeldaf
Denham: From the valley farm
Denholm: Dweller by the holly in the valley
Dennis or Denny: Devotee of Dionysos, the son of Zeus, the god of wine, chief of the Olympians, and Semele, a woman of Thebes, according to the most used geneology. Celebrity name for Dennis Rodman, a famous basketball player of Chicago Bulls.
Denton: From the town in the valley
Denzel: From Denzell in Cornwall, celebrity name for Denzel Washington.
Derby: From the deer park farm, also the name of an English (UK) city, in East Midlands.
Derek: People ruler, but also a British television comedy-drama written, directed by and starring Ricky Gervais for Channel 4 and aired on 12 April 2012
Derrick: People Ruler
Des: Short form of names starting with Des
Deverell: From the river of the fertile upland region
Devo: De-evolution (strange name!)
Devon: From the tribe of Dumnonii
Devona: Feminine form of Devon, see above name
Deward: From (the family of) Ward. In modern times, it means possessing all the resources in order to execute a task at hand, and then failing to pull it off. Often used in a romantic context
Dex: Diminutive form of Dexter
Dexter: Dyer of Clothes
Dexton: Town of Dyer
Diamond: Brilliant Gem
Dick: hard to believe but this is actually a diminutive form of Richard
Digby: From the farm at the ditch
Dimity: Type of cloth
Dixon: Son of Richard
Doane: Form of Dwayne
Doctor: The 7th son or just the person who fix you when you are sick!
Dominy: Belonging to God
Don: World Leader, Man
Donald: an Anglicisation of the Gaelic Domhnall (and variants Dómhnall, Dòmhnall, Domhnull, and Dòmhnull). Donald Duck is a funny animal cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. Celebrity name for the billionaire Donald Trump.
Donnie or Donny: From Donald or Donovan
Dorsey: From Orsay in France
Doug: Diminutive form of Douglas, celebrity name for Doug Flutie
Douglas: a small settlement until rapid growth occurred as a result of links with the English port of Liverpool in the 18th century. Celebrity name for Douglas Macarthur, Douglas Adams and Douglas County and Doug Gottlieb
Drake: Dragon, not to be confused with the Canadian rap star with stage name Drake, who now you know why he picked his name for!
Driver: Coachman, Operator of a Vehicle
Druce: From Dreux, France
Drury: Love, friendship
Dryden: Dry Town, Valley
Duard: Wealthy Guardian
Duke: Title of Nobility
Dunn or Dunne: : Brown
Dunstan: Brown stone
Durable: Ever lasting
Dustin: Thor’s stone, celebrity name for Dustin Hoffman and Dustin Lynch
Dusty: Diminutive form of Dustin, see name meaning above
Dutch: From the Netherlands, isn’t that too obvious?
Dwayne: Dark, black
Dwight: Devotee of Dionysos, the Greek semi-god of Love and Laughter and Wine
Dyson: Son of Denise, but also a British technology company, founded in 1993 by James Dyson. The company designs and manufactures vacuum cleaners, hand dryers, bladeless fans and heaters. It sells machines in over 50 countries and employs 3,100 people worldwide. Do you really want to name your baby after a vacuum cleaner? That’s right, that’s why we are here for!
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