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Boy Names That Start With D

D is for David and Daniel, but also Duke, Declan, Darcy, and hundreds of other dashing baby boy names that start with the letter D.

David

David is an enduring boys name with a prolific history behind it. It all began with the biblical David who battled and defeated... Read more about David

Daniel

If fearlessness is a trait you want your bouncing baby boy to have, the name Daniel may be the way to go. The biblical prophet... Read more about Daniel

Dylan

In Welsh mythology Dylan was the god of the sea, so if you're water-lovers, this name may be perfect for you. While it's... Read more about Dylan

Dominic

There's something so cheeky about the name Dominic—and parents must like cheekiness as the name is currently at its peak... Read more about Dominic

Diego

The not-so-obvious Spanish equivalent of James, Diego has made a steady climb in the States since the 1970s, and is now in... Read more about Diego

Damien

Don't be scared, Damien has long shaken off it's horror movie associations and is now just another friendly boys name, and... Read more about Damien

Drake

English: Dragon

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Dakota

Native American: To be considered friend, ally; name of a group of tribes more familiarly known as the Sioux

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Douglas

Celtic Origin

Irish Origin

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Derek

English: People's ruler

German: People''s ruler; a short form of Theodoric commonly used as an independent name

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Dean

English: From the valley

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Dale

English: Lives in the dell or valley; originally a surname

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Dennis

Greek: Follower of Dionysius; Dionysius is the Greek god of wine responsible for growth of the vines, equivalent to the Roman god...

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Dustin

English: A fighter

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Donovan

Celtic: Dark-haired

Irish: Dark-haired

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Drew

English: Manly, brave; variant of Andrew

Welsh Origin

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Donald

Celtic: Ruler of all

Gaelic: Ruler of all

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Duke

English Origin

Latin: Leader; a royal title

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Davis

English: David''s son; a surname

Scottish: David''s son; a surname

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Desmond

Celtic Origin

Gaelic Origin

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Dan

English Origin

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Dalton

English: From the town or settlement in the dale; closely related to the name Denton; surname

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Duncan

Celtic Origin

Gaelic: Brown warrior; an Anglicized variant of Donnchadh and a Scottish royal name. The eleventh-century King Duncan was killed...

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Danny

English Origin

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Derrick

Let's be honest, Derrick looks like it was invented by someone who couldn't decide between Derek and Rick. Whatever its origin... Read more about Derrick

Darren

English: Great

Gaelic: Great

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Deacon

Greek: Servant; also a church official

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Dane

Danish Origin

English Origin

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Dorian

English: Descendant of Dorus. Dorian was a character in Oscar Wilde''s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray who was given his wish that...

Greek: From Doris (region in Greece), descendant of Dorus, also used as a familiar form of Isidore; Dorian was the main character...

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