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Names starting with De

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