DA-DE Names

DA-DE Names

Updated 7/10/97

M/F

Nationality

Name

Pronunciation

Origin

Meaning

Variations

Nicknames

M

Basque

Dabi

Hebrew

beloved

F

Dutch

Dacie

French

from Acy in France

F

Nigerian

Dada

DAH-dah

Yoruba

child with curly hair

M

Nigerian

Dada

DAH-dah

Yoruba

child with curly hair

F

Danish

Dagmar

glory of the Danes

F

English

Dagmar

Danish

glory of the Danes

F

German

Dagmar

Teutonic

Dane's joy

F

Danish

Dagny

Old Norse

Dane's joy

M

Irish

Daibhéid

DEH-vid, or da-VEECH

Hebrew

beloved

David, Dábhid

M

Irish

Daire

DEH-ruh

Old Irish name

Dary, Darragh

M

Irish

Dáithí

DAH-hee

swiftness, nimbleness

Dahy

M

Irish

Dallas

Gaelic

wise man

Dall

M

Greek

Damae

taming

Damon, Damian

F

Greek

Damara

gentle girl

Damaris, Maris, Mari, Mara

Mara, Mari, Maris

F

Greek

Damaris

gentle girl

Damara, Maris, Mari, Mara

Mara, Mari, Maris

M

Greek

Damaskenos

from Damaskos

Damaskinos

M

Greek

Damaskinos

from Damaskos

Damaskenos

M

Basque

Damen

Greek

taming

M

Irish

Damhlaic

DAW-lik

Latin

like the Lord

Dominic, Doiminic

F

Irish

Damhnait

DEV-nat

poet

Devnet, Downet, Dymphna

F

French

Damia

patron saint of surgeons

Damiane, Damiana, Damien

F

Greek

Damia

goddess of forces of nature

M

Greek

Damian

taming

Damon, Damae

F

French

Damiana

patron saint of surgeons

Damiane, Damien, Damia

F

French

Damiane

patron saint of surgeons

Damien, Damiana, Damia

F

French

Damien

patron saint of surgeons

Damiane, Damiana, Damia

M

English

Damien

Greek

constant one

Damon

M

French

Damien

Greek

taming

M

English

Damon

Greek

constant one

Dameon

M

Greek

Damon

taming

Damian, Damae

M

Danish

Dan

Hebrew

God is my judge

F

Czech

Dana

DAH-nah

Hebrew

fem. of Daniel, God is my judge

F

Danish

Dana

from Denmark

F

English

Dana

Scandinavian

from Denmark

F

Irish

Dana

Celtic

from Denmark

F

French

Danae

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Danish

Dane

DAHN-e

from Denmark

M

Dutch

Dane

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Basque

Danel

Hebrew

God is my judge

F

Basque

Danele

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

French

Dani

Hebrew

beloved

Davin, David, Davey

M

English

Daniel

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

French

Daniel

dan-YEHL

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

German

Daniel

dah-nee-EHL

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Irish

Daniel

Hebrew

beloved

M

Dutch

Daniël

Hebrew

God is my judge

F

German

Daniela

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Italian

Daniele

dahn-YEHL-eh

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Lithuanian

Danielius

Hebrew

God is my judge

Dane, Danukas

F

English

Danielle

Hebrew

God is my judge

F

French

Danielle

Hebrew

God is my judge

F

Dutch

Danielle

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Bulgarian

Danil

Hebrew

God is my judge

M

Nigerian

Danjuma

dan-joo-MAH

Hausa

born on Friday

M

Nigerian

Danladi

dan-LAH-dee

Hausa

born on Sunday

M

Italian

Dante

lasting

M

Afghanistan

Daoud

dah-WOOUD

Hebrew

Beloved

F

English

Daphne

Greek

bay tree or laurel

M

Cambodian

Dara

deh-reh

stars

M

Irish

Daray

Gaelic

dark

D'aray, Dar, Darce

M

Irish

Darby

Gaelic

free man

F

English

Darcie

Old French

the dark

F

Irish

Darcy

Old French

from Arcy

M

Nigerian

Daren

DAH-rehn

Hausa

born at night

Dare

F

English

Darlene

Old English

beloved

Lena

M

English

Darren

Gaelic

great

M

Irish

Darren

Gaelic

great

Daron

M

North American Indian

Dasan

DAH-san

Pomo

leader of the bird clan

M

French

Davey

Hebrew

beloved

Davin, Dani, David

M

English

David

Hebrew

beloved

Davin, Davis

Davy, Davey

M

French

David

Hebrew

beloved

Davin, Dani, Davey

M

German

David

Hebrew

beloved

M

Greek

David

Hebrew

beloved

M

Irish

David

Hebrew

beloved

M

Dutch

David

Hebrew

beloved

M

English

Davin

Hebrew

beloved

David, Davis

Davy, Davey

M

French

Davin

Hebrew

beloved

David, Dani, Davey

M

English

Davis

Hebrew

beloved

David, Davin

Davy, Davey

F

English

Dawn

Old English

dawn

F

Nigerian

Dayo

DAH-yo

Yoruba

joy arrives

M

Irish

Déaglán

DEK-lan

Irish saint name

Declan

M

English

Dean

Old English

from the valley

Deane, Dene

Dino

M

English

Deane

from the valley

Dean, Dene

Dino

F

English

Deanna

Latin

goddess of the moon

Diana, Diane

Ana, Dee, Di

F

Irish

Dearbháil

DER-vahl

true desire

Derval

F

Dutch

Debora

Hebrew

a bee

F

English

Deborah

Hebrew

a bee

Debrah

Debbie, Deb

F

English

Debrah

Hebrew

a bee

Deborah

Debbie, Deb

M

Irish

Declan

Irish saint name

Déaglán

F

Basque

Deiene

Spanish

religious holiday of Annuniciation

Deikun, Deina

F

Basque

Deikun

religious holiday of Annuniciation

Deiene, Deina

F

Basque

Deina

religious holiday of Annuniciation

Deiene, Deikun

F

English

Deirdre

Celtic

mythological heroine; young girl

F

Irish

Deirdre

Ancient Irish Name

mythological heroine; young girl

Derdre

M

Irish

Delano

deh-LAH-no

Gaelic

a healthy black man

F

Basque

Delbin

Greek

flower name or dolphin

F

French

Delfine

Greek

flower name

Delphine

F

Greek

Delia

goddess of the moon

F

German

Della

noble, kind

Adela, Adelle, Adelheid, Edeline, Heidi

F

French

Delphine

Greek

flower name

Delfine

F

Greek

Delphine

flower name

M

North American Indian

Delsin

he is so

M

Dutch

Deman

man

M

Greek

Demetri

goddess of the harvest

Demetrios, Demetrius, Demetre

M

Greek

Demetrios

goddess of the harvest

Demetri, Demetrius, Demetre

M

Greek

Demetrius

goddess of the harvest

Demetri, Demetrios, Demetre

M

North American Indian

Demothi

deh-MO-tee

he talks while walking

M

Irish

Dempsey

DEM-se

Gaelic

proud

F

North American Indian

Dena

a valley

M

English

Dene

from the valley

Dean, Deane

Dino

F

French

Denice

Greek

Greek god of wine

Denise, Denyse

M

French

Denis

Greek

god of wine

F

French

Denise

Greek

Greek god of wine

Denice, Denyse

M

English

Dennis

Greek

god of wine

Denys

M

German

Dennis

Greek

god of wine

M

Greek

Denys

god of wine

F

French

Denyse

Greek

Greek god of wine

Denice, Denise

F

Irish

Derdre

Ancient Irish Name

mythological heroine; young girl

Deirdre

M

German

Derek

the people's ruler

Dirk, Dieter

M

Irish

Dermot

free man

Dermod

M

Irish

Derry

Gaelic

red haired

F

Irish

Derval

true desire

Dearbháil

F

French

Désir

desire

Desiree, Desirat

F

French

Désirat

desire

Desir, Desiree

F

French

Désireé

desire

Desir, Desirat

M

Irish

Desmond

clan name, from S. Munster

M

Basque

Deunoro

deh-oo-no-ro

All Saints

M

English

Devin

Celtic

poet

M

Irish

Devin

Celtic

a poet

Dev

M

Irish

Devlin

Gaelic

brave or fierce

Dev

F

Irish

Devnet

poet

Damhnait, Downet, Dymphna

M

Dutch

Dewitt

duh-WIT

white

Dwight, Wit

F

North American Indian

Dezba

Navajo

going to war

 

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