Dacia f (Am.) < L. Dacia name of Roman province (modern Transylvania in Rumania), name of Thracian originn.
Dalia f (Am.) alteration of Dahlia.
Dahlia f (Am.) < NL. dahlia ornamental flower, named in honor to the Swed. botanist Anders Dahl (d. 1789).
Dante m (It.) giving pres. part. < dare to give < L. dare.
Darcey, Darci or Darcie (Am.) variants of Darcy.
Darcy f (E.) < F. D'Arcy from Arcy. Originally a surname of a family that came from Arcy in France.
Darden m (E.) < F. D'Ardennes from Ardennes. Originally a surname. The Ardennes is a mountainous forest in France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Darrell m (E.) form of Darryl.
Darryl m (E.) < F. d'Airelle of Airelle a Norman surname; Airelle was a place name in France.
Dean m (E.) < OF. deien < LL. decanus chief of ten < Gk. dEkanoS < dEka ten.
Deanna f (E.) form of Diana or feminine form of Dean.
Deanne f (E.) form of Diane or feminine form of Dean.
Desiderio m (It.) < L. Desiderius.
Desiderius m (L., G., Du.) desiring [salvation] < desiderare to desire. A Christian name. Desiderius Erasmus (1469-1536) of Rotterdam was a major humanist thinker.
Desire f (Am.) longing, craving < MF. desir < L. desiderium desire; see Desirée.
Desirée f (F.) desired < desirer < L. desiderare to desire < de- from, of + sidus, sideris heavenly body.
Destiny f (E.) < MF. destinée fem. past part. of destiner < L. destinare to destine.
Dexter m (E.) skillful < L. dexter right, adroit.
Dia f (Am.) shortened form of Diana.
Dian, Diane, Diann, Dianna or Dianne f (Am.) variants of Diana.
Diana f (L., Sp., Port., It., E., G., Pol., Rus., Bul. etc.) bright one < IE. root *di- to shine. In Roman religion Diana was the goddess of wild animals and the hunt, of domestic animals, of fertility and conception.
Diane f (F.) < L. Diana.
Digna f (LatAm., Am.) worthy, deserving < fem of L. dignus.
Dolores f (Sp.) sorrows, pl. of dolor sorrow < L. dolor. From the title of Mary, Maria de los Dolores, meaning Mary of Sorrows.
Doloris f (Am.) variant of Dolores.
Domenic m (Am.) < It. Domenico.
Domenica f (It.) < L. Dominica.
Domenico m (It.) < L. Dominicus.
Dominga f (Sp., Port.) feminine form of Domingo.
Domingo m (Sp., Port.) < L. Dominicus.
Dominic m (E.) < L. Dominicus.
Dominica f (L., E.) feminine form of Dominicus.
Dominick m (Am.) variant of Dominic.
Dominicus m (L.) of the Lord < ChL. Dominus the Lord, in CL. master of house < domus house. The name traditionally given to a child born on Sunday -- in Christian Latin Solis dies Sunday was replaced by Dominicus (dies) m or Dominica (dies) f as Jesus was crucified on this day, cf. F. dimanche, Sp. & Port. domingo, It. domenica. The name became popular with Saint Dominic who founded the Dominican order of monks.
Dominique [dOmi'nik] m f (F.) < L. Dominicus, Dominica.
Domitianus m (L.) belonging to Domitia gens, see Domitius.
Domitius m (L.) < domitus past. part. < domare to tame, ultimately < domus house.
Domitila f (L., Am.) < domitus past. part. < domare to tame, ultimately < domus house.
Dona ['dOna] f (Bul.) (Äîíà) form of Donka.
Donatello m (It.) demin. of Donato. The Florentine artist Donatello (1386-1466) was one of the greatest Renaissance masters of sculpture and painting.
Donatianus m (L.) < L. donatio donation.
Donatien [dOna'sj}] m (F.) < L. Donatianus.
Donato m (It.) < L. Donatus.
Donatus m (L.) given past. part. < donare to give.
Donka ['dOnka] f (Bul.) (Äîíêà) feminine form of Donyo or Doncho.
Doncho ['dOntSO] m (Bul.) (Äîí÷î) popular pet form of Andon < L. Antonius.
Donyo ['dOnjO] m (Bul.) (Äîíüî) popular pet form of Andon < L. Antonius.
Donna f (It., E.) It. donna lady, woman < L. domina mistress of house < domus house.
Dores ['dOreÑ] f (Port.) sorrows, pl. of dor sorrow < L. dolor.
Drusilla f (L., Am.) < Drusus name of Roman gens. Livia Drusilla (b. 58 BC - d. AD 29) was the wife of emperor Augustus.
Dulce f (Am.) shortened form of Dulcie.
Dulcie f (E.) < L. dulcis sweet.
Dulcinea f (Sp.) < L. dulcis sweet.
Dulcinée f (F.) <