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  1. DIEDERICK: Low German form of High German Dietrich, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  2. DIEDERIK: Dutch form of Visigothic Theodereiks, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  3. DIEDRICH: Variant spelling of Old High German Dietrich, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  4. DIEGO: Said to have been derived from Spanish Santiago ("St. James"), but in the Middle Ages Diego existed in the Latin forms Didacus and Didagus, causing some scholars to suspect that Diego may have originally derived from the Greek word didakhe, meaning "doctrine, teaching." 
  5. DIERK: Variant spelling of German Dirk, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  6. DIETER: Old German name composed of the elements þeud "people, race" and hari/heri "army, warrior," hence "warrior of the people."
  7. DIETFRIED: German name composed of the elements þeud "people, race" and fred/frid "peace," hence "of the peaceful people."
  8. DIETHELM: German name composed of the elements þeud "people, race" and helm "helmet, protection," hence "protector of the people."
  9. DIETLINDE: German name composed of the elements þeud "people, race" and linde "soft, tender, weak," hence "of the gentle people."
  10. DIETMAR: German name composed of the elements þeud "people, race" and mari/meri "famous," hence "of the famous people."
  11. DIETRICH: Old High German form of Visigothic Theodereiks, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  12. DIEUDONNÉ: French name meaning "god-given."
  13. DIGBY: English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name composed of the Old Norse elements diki "ditch" and býr "settlement," hence "ditch-settlement."
  14. DIGGORY: English form of French Degaré, probably meaning "strayed, lost." 
  15. DIGORY: Cornish and English form of French Degaré, probably meaning "strayed, lost." 
  16. DIKLA: Variant spelling of English Diklah, meaning "palm grove." 
  17. DIKLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Diqlah, meaning "palm grove." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Joktan.
  18. DILBERT: Variant spelling of English Delbert, meaning "bright nobility."
  19. DILIP (दिलीप): Short form of Hindi Dilipa, meaning "protector of Delhi."
  20. DILIPA (दिलीप): Hindi name, composed of the elements Dili "Delhi" and pa "protecting," hence "protector of Delhi." In Hindu legend, this is the name of several kings.
  21. DILLON: English form of Welsh Dylan, meaning "great sea."
  22. DILSHAD: Variant spelling of Persian Delshad, meaning "happy heart."
  23. DILWYN: Welsh name composed of the elements dilys "genuine, steadfast, true" and (g)wyn "blessed, fair, holy, white," hence "truly blessed."
  24. DIMA (Дима): Pet form of Russian Dmitri, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  25. DIMAS: Portuguese and Spanish form of Greek Dismas, meaning "sunset."
  26. DIMI (Aramaic: דִּימִי): 
    1. Pet form of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
    2. Short form of Aramaic Avdimi, meaning "destruction, loss."
  27. DIMITAR (Димитър): Bulgarian form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  28. DIMITRI: Variant spelling of Slavic Dimitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  29. DIMITRIJ: Slovene form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  30. DIMITRIJE (Димитрије): Serbian form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  31. DIMITRIOS: Variant spelling of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  32. DIMITRIS: Contracted form of Greek Dimitrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  33. DIMITRIY (Дими́трий): Slavic form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  34. DIMOSTHENIS: Variant spelling of Greek Demosthenes, meaning "strength of the people."
  35. DINAI (דִּינַאי): In the Talmud, this is the Aramaic name of the father of Elazar, meaning "law."
  36. DINESH (दिनेश): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements dina "day" and isa "lord," hence "day-lord."
  37. DINH: Vietnamese name meaning "summit."
  38. DINIS
    1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
    2. Portuguese form of French Denis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  39. DINO: Short form of Italian Aldobrandino, meaning "little old sword," and other Italian names ending with -dino.
  40. DINGXIANG (定襄): Chinese name meaning "stability and fortune."
  41. DIODORE: French form of Latin Diodorus, meaning "gift of Zeus."
  42. DIODOROS (Διόδωρος): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and doron "gift," hence "gift of Zeus."
  43. DIODORUS: Latin form of Greek Diodoros, meaning "gift of Zeus." 
  44. DIODOTOS (Διόδοτος): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and dotes "giver," hence "giver of Zeus."
  45. DIODOTUS: Latin form of Greek Diodotos, meaning "giver of Zeus."
  46. DIOGENES (Διογένης): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and genes "born," hence "born of Zeus."
  47. DIOGO: Portuguese form of Spanish Diego, meaning either "St. James," or "doctrine, teaching."
  48. DIOKLES (Διοκλῆς): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and kleos "glory," hence "glory of Zeus."
  49. DIOMED: Short form of Latin Diomedes, meaning "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the Tyrant of Thrace who fed his horses on the strangers who visited his kingdom.
  50. DIOMEDES: Latin form of Greek Diomêdês, meaning "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the second-best warrior of all Achaeans who fought in the Trojan war (Ajax was first-best).
  51. DIOMÊDÊS (Διομήδης): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and medomai "to think," hence "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the second-best warrior of all Achaeans who fought in the Trojan war (Ajax was first-best).
  52. DION: French name derived from Latin Dio, a short form of longer names of Greek origin beginning with Dio-, meaning "Zeus."
  53. DIONISIO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Dionysius, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  54. DIONYSIOS (Διονύσιος): Greek name derived from the name of the god Dionysos, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  55. DIONYSIUS: Latin form of Greek Dionysios, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  56. DIONYSODOROS (Διονυσόδωρος): Greek name composed of the name of the god Dionysos, and the word doron "gift," hence "gift of Dionysos."
  57. DIONYSOS (Διόνυσος): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "Zeus" and Nysa, hence "Zeus-Nysa," i.e. "god of nymphs." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. Nysa is the name of a legendary land/mountain where Dionysos was raised and nursed by rain-nymphs. There are many places bearing the name Nysa in Anatolia, Turkmenistan, Poland and Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been interpreted as an Indo-European word meaning "nymph."
  58. DIONYSUS: Latin form of Greek Dionysos, meaning "Zeus-Nysa," i.e. "god of nymphs." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. Nysa is the name of a legendary land/mountain where Dionysus was raised and nursed by rain-nymphs. There are many places bearing the name Nysa in Anatolia, Turkmenistan, Poland and Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been interpreted as an Indo-European word meaning "nymph."
  59. DIOSCURI: Latin form of Greek Dioskouroi, meaning "boys of Zeus." In mythology, this name was given to Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus and Leda, tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible, they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28:11. In Latin they are called the Gemini twins.
  60. DIOSKOUROI (Διόσκουροι): Greek name composed of the elements Dios "god, Zeus" and kouros "boy," hence "boys of Zeus." In mythology, this name was given to Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus and Leda, tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible, they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28:11.
  61. DIPAK (दीपक): Short form of Hindi Dipaka, meaning "little lamp."
  62. DIPAKA (दीपक): Hindi name, derived from the Sanskrit elements dipa "lamp" and ka "little," hence "little lamp." In Hindu mythology, this is another name for Kama, a god of love.
  63. DIQLAH (דִּקְלָה): Hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning "palm grove." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Joktan.
  64. DIRAN: Armenian name meaning "dominant."
  65. DIRENÇ: Turkish name meaning "resistance."
  66. DIRK: Short form of German Diederick, meaning "first of the people; king of nations."
  67. DISHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Diyshan, meaning "a species of gazelle" or "a thresher." In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.
  68. DISMAS: Anglicized form of Greek Dysmas, meaning "sunset." This name is not actually found in the bible but was given by Christians to the thief who was crucified beside Jesus.
  69. DITMER: Variant spelling of Albanian Dhimiter, meaning "good day."
  70. DIVRI (דִּבְרִי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Dibriy, meaning "my word" or "eloquent."
  71. DIYA (ضياء): Variant spelling of Arabic Ziya, meaning "glow, splendor." 
  72. DIYSHAN (דִּישָׁן): Hebrew name meaning "a species of gazelle" or "a thresher." In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.
  73. DJEHUTY: Original Egyptian form of Greek Thoth, composed of the elements hbj "ibis" and the possessive suffix -ty, hence "he who is like the ibis bird."
  74. DJEHUTY-MES: Egyptian name composed of the name of the god Djehuty "ibis" and the word mesis "born of," meaning "born of Djehuty (Thoth)" or "born of the ibis."
  75. DJORDJE (Ђорђе): Serbian form of English George, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  76. DJORDJI: Romani variant spelling of Serbian Djordje, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  77. DMITAR: Croatian form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  78. DMITRI: Variant spelling of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  79. DMITRII: Variant spelling of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  80. DMITRIY (Дми́трий): Russian form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  81. DMITRY: Variant spelling of Russian Dmitriy, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  82. DMYTRO (Дмитро): Ukrainian form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  83. DOB: Medieval pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
  84. DOBRAŠIN: Croatian form of Russian Dobrushin, meaning "goodness." 
  85. DOBRASHIN: Variant spelling of Russian Dobrushin, meaning "goodness." 
  86. DOBRILO (Добрило): Serbian name meaning "encourages goodness in others."
  87. DOBROGOST: Polish name composed of the Slavic elements dobro "good, kind" and gost "guest," hence "kind guest." 
  88. DOBROMIŁ: Polish form of Czech Dobromil, meaning "kind and gracious."
  89. DOBROMIL: Czech name composed of the Slavic elements dobro "kind, good" and mil "grace," hence "kind and gracious."
  90. DOBROSŁAW: Polish name composed of the Slavic elements dobro "kind, good" and slav "glory," hence "good glory."
  91. DOBRUSHIN (Добрушин): Russian name, derived from Slavic dobro "good," meaning "goodness." 
  92. DODGE: Old pet form of English Rodger, meaning "famous spear." 
  93. DODI: Hebrew name meaning "my beloved" or "my uncle." Compare with strictly feminine Dodi.
  94. DOLAIDH: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler." 
  95. DOLPH: Short form of English Adolph, meaning "noble wolf."
  96. DOLPHIN: Used as a personal name in Israel, derived from the name of the intelligent sea-dwelling animal.
  97. DOM: Short form of English Dominic, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  98. DOMEKA: Basque form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  99. DOMEN: Slovene form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  100. DOMENIC: Variant spelling of English Dominic, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  101. DOMENICO: Italian form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  102. DOMENGE: Catalan form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  103. DOMEVLO: African Ghana name meaning "don't take others at face value."
  104. DOMHNALL: Scottish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements dubno "world" and val "rule," hence "world ruler."
  105. DOMINGO: Spanish form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  106. DOMINGOS: Portuguese form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  107. DOMINIC: English name derived from Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the Lord." This is a name traditionally given to a child born on Sunday. 
  108. DOMINICK: Older spelling of English Dominic, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  109. DOMINICUS: Latin name derived from the word dominus "lord," meaning "belongs to the lord."
  110. DOMINIK: Czech and Polish form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  111. DOMINIQUE: French unisex form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  112. DOMITIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Domitianus, meaning "tamed."
  113. DOMITIANUS: From the Roman Latin family name Domitius, meaning "tamed."
  114. DOMITIUS: Roman family name derived from the Latin word domitus, meaning "tamed."
  115. DOMNALL: Irish Gaelic form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
  116. DOMONKOS: Hungarian form of Latin Dominicus, meaning "belongs to the lord."
  117. DÖMÖTÖR: Hungarian form of Roman Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth."
  118. DON: Short form of English Donald, meaning "world ruler."
  119. DONAGHY: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
  120. DONAIDH: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler." Equivalent to English Donnie.
  121. DONAL: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dónal, meaning "world ruler."
  122. DÓNAL: Earlier form of Irish Gaelic Domnall, meaning "world ruler."
  123. DONALD: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
  124. DONALL: Variant spelling of English Donal, meaning "world ruler."
  125. DONAR: Teutonic equivalent of Old Norse Þórr, meaning "thunder." In mythology, this is the name of a god of thunder.
  126. DONÁT: Czech and Hungarian form of Latin Donatus, meaning "given (by God)."
  127. DONAT: Catalan and Polish form of Latin Donatus, meaning "given (by God)."
  128. DONATELLO: Pet form of Italian Donato, meaning "given (by God)."
  129. DONATIEN: French form of Latin Donatus, meaning "given (by God)."
  130. DONATO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Donatus, meaning "given (by God)."
  131. DONATUS: Latin name meaning "given (by God)." 
  132. DONG (1-, 2-, 3-): Chinese name meaning 1) "beam," 2) "east," or 3) "winter."
  133. DONG-HAI (东海): Chinese name meaning "eastern sea."
  134. DONKOR: Egyptian name meaning "humble."
  135. DONN: Irish Gaelic name meaning "brown." In mythology, this is the name of a king of the underworld.
  136. DONNE: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Donn, meaning "brown."
  137. DONNACHAIDH: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
  138. DONNCHADH: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements donn "brown" and cath "battle, war," hence "brown warrior."
  139. DONNDUBHÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of the elements donn "brown," and dubh "dark, black," and the diminutive suffix -án, hence "little dark brown one."
  140. DONNIE: Variant spelling of English Donny, meaning "world ruler."
  141. DONNY: Pet form of English Donald, meaning "world ruler."
  142. DONOGH: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
  143. DONOUGH: Variant spelling of English Donogh, meaning "brown warrior."
  144. DONOVAN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donndubháin, "descendant of Donndubhán," hence "little dark brown one."
  145. DOR (דּוֹר): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Dowr, meaning "generation" or "period of time." In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.
  146. DORAN (Hebrew: דּוֹרָן): 
    1. Hebrew name of Greek origin, meaning "gift."
    2. Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deoradháin, "descendant of Deoradhán," hence "exile, wanderer."
  147. DORE: Short form of English Isidore, meaning "gift of Isis."
  148. DORI (דּוֹרִי): Masculine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Dor, meaning "generation" or "period of time."
  149. DORIAN: English name coined by Oscar Wilde for a character in his novel The Portrait of Dorian Gray, 1891. Probably derived from Latin Dorianus, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."
  150. DORIANO: Italian form of Latin Dorianus, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."

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