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Names starting with De

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