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  1. DORIANUS: Latin form of Greek Dorieus, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."
  2. DORIEUS: Greek name derived from the name of an obscure, ancient Hellenic tribe called the Dorians, hence "of the Dorian tribe." The Dorians were supposed to have existed in the north-eastern regions of Greece, ancient Macedonia and Epirus. Their founder was Dorus, son of Hellen
  3. DORIN: Romanian form of Latin Dorianus, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."
  4. DOROFEI: Variant spelling of Russian Dorofey, meaning "gift of God."
  5. DOROFEY (Дорофей): Russian form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God."
  6. DOROFIEJ: Polish form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God."
  7. DORON (דּוֹרוֹן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Doran, meaning "gift."
  8. DOROS (Δωρός): Greek name of a son of Hellen and founder of the Dorian tribe, probably derived from the word doron, meaning "gift."
  9. DOROTA: Polish form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Dorota.
  10. DOROTEO: Spanish form of Latin Dorotheus, meaning "gift of God."
  11. DOROTHEOS (Δωρόθεος): Greek name composed of the elements doron "gift" and theos "god," hence "gift of God."
  12. DOROTHEUS: Latin form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God."
  13. DORRAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Doran, meaning "gift."
  14. DORU: Romanian name meaning "longing."
  15. DORUS: Latin form of Greek Doros, the name of a son of Hellen and founder of the Dorian tribe, meaning "gift."
  16. DOUG: Short form of English Douglas, meaning "black stream."
  17. DOUGAL: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dubhghall, meaning "black stranger." 
  18. DOUGIE
    1. Pet form of English Douglas, meaning "black stream."
    2. Pet form of English Dougal, meaning "black stranger." 
  19. DOUGLAS: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Dùbhghlas, meaning "black stream."
  20. DOV (דּוֹב): Hebrew name meaning "bear."
  21. DOVEV (דּוֹבֵב): Hebrew name meaning "whisper."
  22. DOVID: Yiddish form of Hebrew David, meaning "beloved."
  23. DOWR (דּוֹר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "generation" or "period of time." In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.
  24. DOYLE: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dubhghall, meaning "black stranger." 
  25. DRACO: Latin form of Greek Drakon, meaning "dragon." Draco was the name of a 7th century scribe of Athens, Greece. It is also the name of a constellation. In Greek mythology, there are many dragons mentioned. For example, Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes; the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece; Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia. 
  26. DRACUL: Romanian name meaning "devil" or "dragon."
  27. DRAGAN (Serbian: Драган): Slavic name derived from the word drag, meaning "dear, beloved." In use by the Croatians, Serbians and Slovenes.
  28. DRAGO (Serbian: Драго): 
    1. Italian form of Latin Draco, meaning "dragon."
    2. Slavic name derived from the word drago meaning "precious." In use by the Croatians, Serbians, Slovenes.
  29. DRAGOMIR (Bulgarian and Serbian: Драгомир): Slavic name composed of the elements dorogo "precious" and mir "peace," hence "precious peace." In use by the Bulgarians, Croatians, Romanians, and Serbians.
  30. DRAGOŞ: Romanian pet form of Slavic Dragomir, meaning "precious peace." 
  31. DRAGOSLAV (Serbian: Драгослав): Slavic name composed of the elements drago "precious" and slav "glory," hence "precious glory." In use by the Serbians.
  32. DRAHOMÍR: Czech form of Slavic Dragomir, meaning "precious peace."
  33. DRAHOSLAV: Czech form of Slavic Dragoslav, meaning "precious glory."
  34. DRAKE: English surname transferred to forename use, having several possible origins: 1) from the byname Draca, meaning "snake" or "dragon." 2) from Middle English drake, meaning "male duck." 3) from Old Norse Draki, meaning "snake" or "monster." 
  35. DRAKON (Δράκων): Greek name meaning "dragon." In Greek mythology, there are many dragons mentioned. For example, Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes; the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece; Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia.
  36. DRAVEN: English name possibly derived from the Old English word drǽfend, meaning "hunter." 
  37. DREW: Short form of English Andrew, meaning "man; warrior."
  38. DRIES: Short form of Dutch Andries, meaning "man; warrior."
  39. DRISCOLL: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó h-Eidirsceóil "son of the messenger," from eidirsceól, composed of the elements eidir "between" and scéal "story, news," hence "go-between, intermediary, messenger, news bearer." 
  40. DRISKOLL: Variant spelling of English Driscoll, meaning "go-between, intermediary, messenger, news bearer." 
  41. DRITAN: Albanian name meaning "light." 
  42. DRITON: Variant spelling of Albanian Dritan, meaning "light."
  43. DROGO: Possibly from 1) a Slavic name brought to England by the Normans, from the element dorogo, meaning "dear," shortened to Drogo, or, 2) from the Anglo-Saxon word drog, meaning "ghost, phantom."
  44. DRUGI: Pet form of Polish Andrzej, meaning "man; warrior."
  45. DRUMMOND: Scottish habitational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Gaelic druim, meaning "ridge."
  46. DRUSTANUS: Latin form of Welsh Drystan, probably meaning "riot, tumult."
  47. DRUSUS: Roman family name, possibly from Old Celtic *dru-, meaning "oak; strong." 
  48. DRYHUS: Aramaic form of Roman Latin Darius, meaning "possesses a lot; wealthy."
  49. DRYSTAN: Welsh Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table best remembered as the lover of Esyllt (French: Tristan and Iseult). But the earliest texts hint at a character who was far more than just a lover; he was a master of deception and had the ability to shape-shift, a definite attribute of a trickster. In the Cymric Trioedd, Esyllt is his uncle's wife; with the help of the swineherd, Drystan arranges for a secret tryst with her, but Arthur shows up unexpectedly wanting to steal some of his uncle's swine, and Drystan somehow outwits the Forever King. 
         The name has been associated with Latin tristis "sad," referring to the tragic fate of the young "lover." It has been linked with Pictish drust of unknown meaning, and Celtic drest, "riot, tumult." The latter comes closest to fitting his true character; compare with Old English þr�st/þríste: "bold, daring, rash, audacious," and even "shameless." 
  50. DU'AN: Serbian name meaning "soul."
  51. DUANE: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dubhán, originally a byname from a diminutive of Gaelic dubh, meaning "little black one."
  52. DUARTE: Portuguese form of Latin Eduardus, meaning "guardian of prosperity."
  53. DUBAKU: African Akan unisex name meaning "eleventh born child."
  54. DUBE: African Zulu name meaning "zebra."
  55. DUBHÁN: Irish Gaelic name, originally a byname, composed of dubh "black" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little black one."
  56. DUBHALTACH: Irish Gaelic name, probably composed of the elements dubh "black" and fholtach "-haired," hence "black-haired."
  57. DUBHDARA: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh "black, dark" and dara "oak," hence "black oak." 
  58. DUBHGHALL: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh "black, dark" and gall "stranger," hence "black stranger." This is said to have been a byname applied to the Danes, in contrast to the fair Norse settlers of Norway and Iceland.
  59. DÙBHGHLAS: Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements dùbh "black, dark" and glas "stream," hence "black stream."
  60. DUBHSHLÁINE: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh "dark, black" and slán "challenge, defiance," hence "black challenger."
  61. DUBRAVKO: Croatian name derived from the word dubrava meaning "oak grove."
  62. ÐỨC: Vietnamese name meaning "desire."
  63. DUD: Short form of English Dudley, meaning "Dudda's meadow."
  64. DUDDA: Variant spelling of Old English Dudde, meaning "cloak, mantle."
  65. DUDDE: From Old English dudde "cloak, mantle," which later produced the word duds "ragged clothing" and dud which became a byname for a person "dressed raggedly."
  66. DUDLEY
    1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Dara "oak," Dubhdara "black oak," and Dubhaltach "black-haired." 
    2. English habitational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "Dudda's meadow."
  67. DUFF
    1. Scottish name derived from the Gaelic byname dùbh, meaning "black, dark." 
    2. Short form of English Duffy, meaning "black peace."
  68. DUFFY: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe "son of Duibhshíth," hence "black peace."
  69. DUGAL: Variant spelling of English Dougal, meaning "black stranger." 
  70. DUGALD: Variant form of Scottish Dùghall, meaning "black stranger."
  71. DÙGHALL: Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Dubhghall, meaning "black stranger."
  72. DUHA (ضحى): Arabic unisex name meaning "morning."
  73. DUIBHÍN: Gaelic byname meaning "little black one."
  74. DUIBHSHÍTH: Old Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements dùbh "black" and síth "peace," hence "black peace."
  75. DUILIO: Italian form of Roman Latin Duilius, meaning "war."
  76. DUILIUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word duellum, meaning "war."
  77. DUKE
    1. English name derived from the vocabulary word duke, from Latin dux, meaning "commander, leader."
    2. Short form of English Marmaduke, meaning "devotee of Maedóc." 
  78. DULEEP (दिलीप): Variant spelling of Hindi Dilip, meaning "protector of Delhi."
  79. DUMISA: African Zulu name meaning "causes thunder."
  80. DUMISANI: African Zulu name meaning "glorify."
  81. DUMITRU: Romanian form of Latin Demetrius, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  82. DUMNO: From the Celtic word meaning "world."
  83. DUMNONOS: Celtic myth name of a god worshiped by the Dumnonii, meaning "world spirit" or "world lord."
  84. DUNA: African Zulu name meaning "headman."
  85. DUNCAN: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Donnchadh, meaning "brown warrior."
  86. DUNG: Vietnamese name meaning "brave, heroic."
  87. DUNIXI: Basque form of Latin Dionysius, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  88. DUNKY: Pet form of English Duncan, meaning "brown warrior."
  89. DUNN
    1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Duinn "descendant of Donn," hence "brown."
    2. English surname transferred to forename use, originally a byname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from the Middle English element dunn, meaning "dark-colored."
  90. DUNSTAN: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the elements dun "black, dark" and stan "stone," hence "black stone" or "dark stone."
  91. DUONG: Vietnamese name meaning "virile."
  92. DURANTE: Italian name derived from Latin durantis, meaning "enduring, lasting, steadfast."
  93. DURWARD: Old English occupational name meaning "doorkeeper, warder at the gate."
  94. DUŠA: Unisex pet form of Czech Dušan and Dušana, meaning "soul, spirit."
  95. DUŠAN: Czech name derived from the Slavic element dusha, meaning "soul, spirit."
  96. DUŠANEK: Pet form of Czech Dušan, meaning "soul, spirit."
  97. DUŠEK: Pet form of Czech Dušan, meaning "soul, spirit."
  98. DUSTIN: English surname transferred to forename use, probably ultimately from Old Norse Thorsteinn, meaning "Thor's stone."
  99. DUSTY: Pet form of English Dustin, probably meaning "Thor's stone."
  100. DUYGU: Turkish unisex name meaning "emotion."
  101. DUYI (獨异): Chinese name meaning "extraordinary one."
  102. DWANE: Variant spelling of English Dwayne, meaning "little black one."
  103. DWAYNE: Variant spelling of English Duane, meaning "little black one."
  104. DWIGHT: English surname transferred to forename use, from the feminine personal name Diot, a pet form of Dionysia, meaning "follower of Dionysos." 
  105. DYE: Pet form of English Dennis, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  106. DYFED: Probably another form of Welsh Dewydd (Hebrew David), meaning "beloved." Also spelled Dafydd.
  107. DYL: Short form of Welsh Dylan, meaning "great sea."
  108. DYLAN: Welsh name composed of the elements dy "great" and llanw "sea," hence "great sea." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god, son of Aranrhod, and twin brother to Lleu Llaw Gyffes.
  109. DYSMAS (Δυσμάς): Greek name not actually found in the bible but given by Christians to the thief who was crucified beside Jesus, meaning "sunset."
  110. DYSON: English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Dye." 
  111. DZAGHIG: Armenian unisex name meaning "flower."
  112. DZOVAG: Armenian name meaning "lake."

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