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 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.

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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

Baby Names for Girls and Boys of English Origin DDaniel: 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.

Danton: Evelasting

Darby: From the deer park farm

Darcie: Of the Dark

Darian: Upholder of the Good

Darla: Dear, Loved One, almost like darling

Darnell: Plant

Darrell: From Airelle

Darryl or Daryl: Form of Darrell, see name above

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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

Daveney: Beloved

baby names davidDavid: 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

Davina: Beloved

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

Deacon: Pastor

Dean: From the valley

Debbie or Debby: Diminutive form of Deborah, see meaning of name belo

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Deborah: prophetess of the God of the Israelites

Debra: bee

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

Dempster: Judge

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

Derring: Bold

Derron: Great

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

baby names donaldDonald: 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

Dracen: Dragon

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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!

Drew: Manly

Driver: Coachman, Operator of a Vehicle

Drogo: Carry

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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3 responses to “Baby Names for Girls and Boys of English Origin – D”

  1. […] very high as it is the name of the living Queen and grandmother of Prince William. Or maybe “Diana” after the beloved princess that lost her life in a tragic car accident. […]

  2. […] Dexter: an English name that means the dyer of clothes. It also has the meaning of main-handed, dextrous, in Latin. See our list of English Baby Names that start with the letter D. […]

  3. Cabello says:

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