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Names starting with De

Demelza - Cornish name derived from a place name in St. Columb Major, meaning "fort on a hill."
Dearbhfhorghaill - Variant spelling of Scottish Diorbhorguil, meaning "true testimony."
Delyth - Welsh name derived from the element del, meaning "pretty."
Del - Pet form of English Adela, meaning "noble." Also used as a short form of other longer names beginning with Del-.
Deforrest - Variant spelling of English Deforest, meaning "from the forest."
Debra - Contracted form of English Deborah, meaning "bee."
Debby - Variant spelling of English Debbie, meaning "bee."
Defrim - Albanian name meaning "entertainment."
Delinda - English name derived from German Adelinda, meaning "noble serpent." 
Deus - Latin form of Greek Zeus, meaning "god."
Debbi - Variant spelling of English Debbie, meaning "bee."
Désirée - Feminine form of French Désiré, meaning "desired." 
Devi - Hindi name derived from Sanskrit devi meaning "goddess."
Delayah - Hebrew name meaning "God has drawn." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Zerubbabel.
Deni - Pet form of French Denise, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Deepali - Variant spelling of Hindi Dipali, meaning "row of lamps."
Deja - English name derived from the French phrase deja vu "already seen," hence "already."
Deniece - English variant spelling of French Denise, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Deforest - English name derived from a Norman French surname, meaning "from the forest."
Destiny - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin destinare, "to establish, make firm," hence "fate, fortune."
Deiniol - Welsh form of Hebrew Daniyel, meaning "God is my judge." 
Deidra - Variant spelling Celtic Deidre, possibly meaning "young girl."
Devil - English form of  Greek Diabolos, meaning "accuser, slanderer." In the bible, this is a title for Satan, the prince of demons and author of evil, who estranges men from God and entices them to sin. Figuratively, the devil is a man who, by opposing the cause of God, may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him.
Deanna -   Variant spelling of English Deana, meaning "dean, head, leader."
Deon - English variant spelling of French Dion, meaning "god, Zeus."
Den - English short form of longer names beginning with Den-.
Debi - Pet form of English Deborah, meaning "bee."
Devdas - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva "god" and dasa "servant," hence "god-servant."
Delia - Greek name meaning "of Delos." In mythology, this is a name borne by Artemis, referring to her place of birth.
Devika - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements devi "goddess" and ka "little," hence "little goddess."
Deena - Variant spelling of English Deana, meaning "dean, head, leader."
Dena -   Variant spelling of English Deana, meaning "dean, head, leader."
Deroc - Old Breton form of Latin Ferox, meaning "the arrogant one" or "the obstinate one."
Derwin - Probably a variant spelling of English Darwin, meaning "dear friend."
Demetra - Variant spelling of Latin Demetria, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Demosthenes - Greek name composed of the elements demou "of the people" and sthenos "strength, vigor," hence "strength of the people."
Dede - African Luo unisex name meaning "grasshopper, locust."
Deepak - Variant spelling of Hindi Dipak, meaning "little lamp."
Deoradhán - Old Gaelic name composed of the elements deòradh "exile, outlaw, pilgrim," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little exile" or "little pilgrim."
Demetrios - Greek name derived from the name of the goddess Demeter ("earth mother"), meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Derby - Variant spelling of English unisex Darby, meaning "deer farm."
Desmond - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Deas-Mhumhan, meaning "man from south Munster." 
Deandre - English elaborated form of French André, meaning "man, warrior." 
Denny - Pet form of English Dennis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Degania - Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."
Debs - Pet form of English Deborah, meaning "bee."
Derrick - Variant spelling of English Derek, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Desirae - English form of French Désirée, meaning "desired."
Denise - Feminine form French Denis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Deonne - English variant spelling of French Dion, meaning "god, Zeus."
Dewydd - Welsh form of Hebrew David, meaning "beloved." 
Delphine - French form of Latin Delphina, meaning "woman from Delphi." Because of its association with the "delphinium," this name is sometimes given as a flower name.
Delight - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin delectare, meaning "to allure, delight." 
Degana - Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."
Dessislava - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Desislava, possibly meaning "divided glory."
Delphinia - Feminine form of Greek Delphinios, meaning "of Delphi" or "of the Dolphins." In mythology, this is the surname of Artemis. 
Deòrsa - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Denzel - Cornish surname transferred to forename use, possibly composed of the elements din "fort" and sul "sun," hence "sunny fort." 
Dean -  English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from the Latin word decanus, meaning "dean; ecclesiastical supervisor."
Deming -   Alternate spelling of the English surname Deeming, meaning "act of judging."
Deacon - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from the Greek word diakonos, meaning "servant."
Demon - Ancient Greek name derived from the word demos, meaning "the people."
Dell - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a byname for someone who "lives in a dell/hollow." 
Dewayne - Elaborated form of English Dwayne, meaning "little black one."
Despoine - Greek name meaning "mistress." In mythology, this is the name of a daughter of Poseidon and Demeter.
Dervila - Variant spelling of English Dervla, meaning "true poet."
Denis -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
Denisa - English variant spelling of French Denise, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Delora - English variant spelling of Spanish Dolores, meaning "sorrows."
Delphinios - Greek name meaning "of Delphi" or "of the Dolphins." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Apollo.
Dea - From the Latin word for "goddess."
Debdan - Variant spelling of Hindi Devdan, meaning "god-gift."
Deonte - Modern English creation, possibly a blend of Deon "god, Zeus" and Dante "steadfast."
Devora - Variant spelling of Hebrew Devorah, meaning "bee."
Deziree - English variant spelling of French Désirée, meaning "desired."
Demyan - Russian form of Greek Damian, meaning "to tame, to subdue" and euphemistically "to kill." 
Devnet - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Damhnait, meaning "little fawn."
Debowrah - Hebrew name meaning "bee." In the bible, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca, and the prophetess-judge and wife of Lapidoth. Also spelled Devorah.
Decimus - Roman name meaning "tenth."
Devan - Variant spelling of English unisex Devon, meaning "worshiper of the god Dumnonos." 
Decima - Latin name meaning "tenth." In Roman mythology, the Decima are equated with the Greek Moirae.
Devdan - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva "god" and dana "gift," hence "god-gift."
Delmar - English name possibly derived from Spanish del mar, meaning "of the sea." Once popular among African Americans.
Desislav - Bulgarian name of uncertain derivation. The first element may be related to PIE *dis- "apart, divided." The second is Slavic slav, meaning "glory," hence possibly "divided glory." 
Demetrius - Latin form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Derryl - Variant spelling of English unisex Darryl, meaning "from Airelle."
Dennis - English form of Latin Dionysius, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Dénes - Hungarian form of Greek Dionysios, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Delaya -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Delayah, meaning "God has drawn."
Dederick - Variant form of Old High German Diedrich, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Delicia - English feminine form of Latin Delicius, meaning "delight." 
Delroy - English name possibly derived from the Old French phrase del roy, meaning "son or servant of the king."
Deaglán - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements deagh "good" and lán "full," hence "fully good."
Demeter - Greek myth name of a goddess of agriculture, derived from Doric Da-mater, meaning "earth mother." Compare with masculine Demeter.
Delayahu - Variant form of Hebrew Delayah, meaning "God has drawn."
Dedrich - Variant form of Old High German Diedrich, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Dervla - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dearbhla, meaning "truepoet."
Despina - English variant spelling of Latin Despoena, meaning "mistress."
Desidéria - Feminine form of Portuguese Desidério, meaning "longing."
Dermid - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Diarmad, meaning "without envy."
Delores - English variant spelling of Spanish Dolores, meaning "sorrows."
Dejan - Serbian name derived from the Slavic element deja, meaning "to take action."
Deòiridh - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "pilgrim."
Delun - Chinese name meaning "virtuous order."
Delphia - English name derived from Philadelphia, the name of a city in the state of Pennsylvania and a city in Asia Minor, composed of the Greek elements phileo "to love" and adelphos "born of the same womb," hence "sibling."
Deye - Variant spelling of English Daye, meaning "day."
Derick - Variant spelling of English Derek, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Devin - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the surname Devine, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Daimhín, "descendant of Daimhín," hence "little fawn."
Devorgilla - Variant spelling of Scottish Diorbhail, meaning "true testimony."
Denys - Variant spelling of English Dennis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Desislava - Feminine form of Bulgarian Desislav, possibly meaning "divided glory."
Deborah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Debowrah, meaning "bee." In the bible, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca, and the prophetess-judge and wife of Lapidoth. 
Deganiah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."
Demogorgon - Greek myth name of a god of the underworld, thought to be a name for Satan, possibly composed of the Greek elements daimon "demon, devil" and gorgos "grim," hence "grim demon."
Deloris - English variant spelling of Spanish Dolores, meaning "sorrows."
Despoina - Variant spelling of Greek Despoine, meaning "mistress."
Deven - Variant spelling of English unisex Devon, meaning "worshiper of the god Dumnonos." 
Deganiya - Variant form of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."
Devorah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Debowrah, meaning "bee." 
Denice - English variant spelling of French Denise, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Dee - English unisex short form of longer names beginning with the letter "D." In some cases, it may be of Scottish origin, associated with the River Dee, possibly meaning "dark water."
Deneb - From the name of a star in the constellation Cygnus, from Arabic dhanab, meaning "tail."
Dearbhorghil - Variant spelling of Scottish Dearbhfhorghaill, meaning "true testimony."
Desya - Pet form of Russian Modest, meaning "moderate, sober."
Derek - English name derived from Dutch Diederik, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Delaney - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláine "descendant of Dubhshláine," hence "black challenger."
Demi - English short form of Latin Demetria, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter." 
Deniz - Turkish unisex name meaning "sea."
Delfina - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Delphina, meaning "woman from Delphi." 
Deirdre - Celtic legend name of a tragic heroine who committed suicide after the murder of her lover. She is sometimes referred to as Deirdre of the Sorrows. The name is of uncertain derivation. Some sources give the meaning "young girl."
Denzil - Variant spelling of Cornish Denzel, possibly meaning "sunny fort."
Despoena - Latin form of Greek Despoine, meaning "mistress."
Demetrio -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Delta - English name derived from the "fourth" letter of the Greek alphabet.
Delshad - Persian name meaning "happy heart."
Débora - Portuguese and Spanish form of Hebrew Debowrah, meaning "bee."
Deline - Short form of French Adeline, meaning "noble." 
Désiré - French name meaning "desired." 
Desi - Short form of Italian/Spanish Desiderio, meaning "longing." This name was borne by the Cuban actor Desi Arnaz, husband of Lucille Ball. 
Dema - Variant spelling of Arabic Dima, meaning "downpour."
Delphina - Latin name meaning "woman from Delphi," a city in Greece whose nameprobably means "dolphin." 
Dermot -  Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Diarmaid, meaning "without envy."
Dearbháil - Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements der "daughter" and fáil "destiny," hence "daughter of destiny."
Derren - Variant spelling of English Daren, meaning "from Araines."
Deniel - Breton form of Hebrew Daniyel, meaning "God is my judge."
Destinee - Variant spelling of English Destiny, meaning "fate, fortune."
Déodat - French form of Roman Latin Deodatus, meaning "given to God."
Delaia - Variant spelling of English Delaiah, meaning "God has drawn."
Detta - Short form of Italian names ending with -detta.
Dellma - Variant spelling of English Delma, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Dei - From the Celtic word meaning "to shine."
Deemer - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English demere, meaning "judge."
Desiderius - Latin name derived from the word desiderium, meaning "longing."
Demetria - Feminine form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Desidério - Portuguese form of Latin Desiderius, meaning "longing." 
Dene - Variant spelling of English Dean, meaning "dean, ecclesiastical supervisor."
Derya - Turkish unisex form of Persian Darya, meaning "ocean."
Dewey - English form of Welsh Dewi, meaning "beloved."
Deodatus - Short form of Roman Latin Adeodatus, meaning "given to God." 
Deucalion - Greek name possibly meaning "new wine sailor." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Prometheus, and a son of Minos.
Deitra - Variant spelling of Celtic Deidre, possibly meaning "young girl."
Denver - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements Dene "Dane" and fær "passage, crossing," hence "Dane crossing."
Deganya - Hebrew name meaning "grain."
Dezirinda - Esperanto name meaning "desirable."
Delbert - Probably a Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Æðelbert, meaning "bright nobility."
Deganit - Variant form of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."
Dearbhla - Irish Gaelic name meaning "true poet."
Delice - Variant spelling of English Delicia, meaning "delight."
Delilah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Deliylah, meaning "delicate, weak." In the bible, this is the name of the mistress of Samson.
Deshawn - Elaborated form of English Shawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Delila - Variant spelling of English Delilah, meaning "delicate, weak."
Dekel - Hebrew name meaning "date/palm tree."
Demokritos - Greek name composed of the elements demou "of the people" and krites "judge," hence "judge of the people."
Derog - Welsh form of Latin Ferox, meaning "the arrogant one" or "the obstinate one."
Dewi - Contracted form of Welsh Dewydd, meaning "beloved." 
Dezi - English variant spelling of Italian/Spanish Desi, meaning "longing."
Declan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Deaglán, meaning "fully good."
Deana - Feminine form of English Dean, meaning "dean, head, leader."
Decebalus - Roman name of a Dacian king, composed of the Latin elements dece "ten" and balus "strong," hence "strong as ten."
Delwyn - Welsh unisex name composed of the elements del "pretty" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, white," hence "pretty and fair."
Deb - Short form of English Deborah, meaning "bee."
Deidre - Variant spelling Celtic Deidre, possibly meaning "young girl."
Debbie - Pet form of English Deborah, meaning "bee."
Devon - English unisex name derived from the county name, from a British tribal name meaning "worshiper of the god Dumnonos." 
Dexter -  English surname transferred to forename use, originally denoting a female "dyer," but by the time it became a personal name it had already become strongly associated with Latin dexter "auspicious, right-handed," and was usually chosen as a name because of this.
Devraj - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements deva "god" and raja "king," hence "god-king."
Deunoro - Basque name meaning "all saints."
Deryn - Welsh name, probably from the word aderyn, meaning"bird." 
Derry - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dáire, meaning "fertile, fruitful."
Demonthin - Native American Ponca name meaning "talks as he walks."
Deryck - Variant spelling of English Derek, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Denton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements denu "valley" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "valley settlement."
Deepti - Variant spelling of Hindi Dipti, meaning "light."
Delphinius - Latin form of Greek Delphinios, meaning "of Delphi" or "of the Dolphins." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Apollo.
Devereux - French surname transferred to English forename use, meaning "from Evreux." Evreux is a commune of Normandy, France which got its name from the Eburovices, the name of a gallic tribe, meaning "those which overcome by the yew." Yew wood was used to make weapons: bows, arrows, spears, etc.
Deifilia - Spanish name meaning"daughter of God."
Desdemona - Literary namederived from the Greek word dysdaimon, meaning "ill-starred." 
Delicius - From the Latin word delicius, meaning"delight." 
Degaré - From the medieval romance Sir Degaré, probably from the French word égaré, meaning "strayed, lost." 
Dezsö - Hungarian form of Latin Desiderius, meaning "longing."
Decebal - Romanian form of Roman Latin Decebalus, meaning "strong as ten."
Deusdedit - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Deodatus, meaning "given to God." 
Deshaun - Variant spelling of English Deshawn, meaning "God is gracious."
Della - Feminine form of English Dell, meaning "lives in a dell/hollow."
Dejana - Feminine form of Serbian Dejan, meaning "to take action."
Delaiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Delayah, meaning "God has drawn." Hebrew name meaning "God has drawn." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Zerubbabel.
Deliylah - Hebrew name derived from the root dal, meaning "delicate, weak." In the bible, this is the name of the mistress of Samson.
Deas-mhumhan - Irish Gaelic byname meaning "man from south Munster."
Delma - Short form of English Fidelma, possibly meaning "hospitable."
Deimos - Greek name meaning "fear, terror." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Ares and Aphrodite.
Dedrick - Dutch form of Old High German Dedrich, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
Deasún - Contracted form of Irish Gaelic Deas-Mhumhan, meaning "man from south Munster."
Desideria - Feminine form Italian/Spanish Desiderio, meaning "longing."
Delaney - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláine "descendant of Dubhshláine," hence "black challenger."
Delwyn - Welsh unisex name composed of the elements del "pretty" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, white," hence "pretty and fair."
Demeter - Hungarian form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter." 
Derby - Variant spelling of English unisex Darby, meaning "deer farm."
Derryl - Variant spelling of English unisex Darryl, meaning "from Airelle."
Derya - Turkish unisex form of Persian Darya, meaning "ocean."
Desiderio - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Desiderius, meaning "longing." 
Devan - Variant spelling of English unisex Devon, meaning "worshiper of the god Dumnonos." 
Deven - Variant spelling of English unisex Devon, meaning "worshiper of the god Dumnonos." 
Devon - English unisex name derived from the county name, from a British tribal name, meaning "worshiper of the god Dumnonos." 
Debora - Italian form of Hebrew Debowrah, meaning "bee."
Dede - African Luo unisex name meaning "grasshopper; locust."
Dee - English unisex short form of longer names beginning with the letter "D." In some cases, it may be of Scottish origin, associated with the River Dee, possibly meaning "dark water." Compare with strictly feminine Dee.

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