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250 Boy Names That Start With D

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Choosing the perfect name for your baby can be a stressful time – there is so much choice out there. One option is to look for a name that starts with a certain letter.

But even then there is still a huge number of name options out there. We have put together some of our favorite boy names that start with the letter D to provide you with some inspiration.

Trendy Boy Names That Start With The Letter D

Daemon – A Guardian. 

Dafydd – Of Welsh origin and means beloved.

Dain – The one who is from Denamrk. 

Dakari – African in origin and means happiness, joy.

Dale – Means valley and is of German origin.

Dallan – A name of English origin and means from the place of Dalla’s people.

Dalston – The one from Dougal’s place.

Dalton – Of English origin and means from the valley town.

Damien – Greek in origin and means to tame, subdue.

Damion – Means one who tames.

Damon – A name of Greek origin and means to tame or subdue.

Dana – American in origin and means danish, from Denmark.

Dane – Of Scandanavian origin and means God is my judge.

Danny – Means God is my judge and is of English origin.

Dano – Per form of Daniel.

Dante – Latin in origin and means everlasting.

Dara – A name of Hebrew origin and means compassionate.

Darby – Of English origin and means from the deer park farm.

Darcy – French in origin and means dark one.

Darius – Means upholder of the good and is of Perian origin.

Darnell – A name of English origin and means plant.

Darryl – English in origin and is a form of Darrell.

Darwin – Of English origin and means dear friend.

Dash – Means from the ash and is of English origin.

Dashel – Charming man.

Dave – A name of English origin and means beloved.

Davis – Means son of David and is of English origin.

Dawson – English in origin and means son of David.

Dax – Of French origin and means leader.

Daxton – A name of English origin and means from the town of Dax in France.

Dayne – One who is from Denmark, a companion.

Deacon – Means pastor and is of English origin.

Decker – English in origin and means ditch digger.

Declan – Of Irish origin and means full of goodness.

Delaney – A name of English origin and means from the alder grove.

Dell – Means meadow and is of English origin.

Delroy – Of French origin and means the king.

Demetrius – Greek in origin and means devotee of Demeter.

Demetri – The Goddess of harvest.

Dempsey – A name of Irish origin and means descendant of the proud one.

Dennis – English in origin and means devotee of Dionysos.

Denny – Means devotee of Dionysos and is of English origin. It is also a short form of Dennis.

Denton – Of English origin and means from the town in the valley.

Denver – From the passage of the Danes and is of American origin.

Denzel – A name of English origin and means from Denzell in Cornwall.

Deon – American in origin and means devotee of Dionysos.

Dex – A diminutive form of Dexter and is of English origin.

Dexter – Occupational name for a dyer of clothes and of English origin.

Diego – Of Spanish origin and is a short form of San Diego.

Diesel – Diminutive form of Matthias or Dietrich and is of German origin.

Digby – Means from the farm at the ditch and is of English origin.

Dillon – Welsh in origin and means born from the ocean.

Dilwyn – A name of Welsh origin and means genuine, fair.

Dixon – Son of Richard and is of English origin.

Donovan – Irish in origin and means little brown one.

Dorian – Of Greek origin and means from the sea.

Dougie – A dark river or a dark stream of water.

Drake – English in origin and means dragon.

Drew – Means manly and is of English origin.

Dru – Form of Drew and is of American origin.

Duane – A name of Irish origin and means little dark one.

Dustin – Of English origin and means thor’s stone.

Dusty – Thor’s stone or light dirt and is of English origin.

Quirky Boy Names That Start With The Letter D

Dabir – Judge or a brilliant teacher.

Dace – One from the south and noble.

Dafi – One keeping away.

Dag – Scandanavian in origin and means light of day.

Dagen – The one who is dark-haired.

Daksa – Father of Parvati.

Dalibor – To fight.

Damaris – Of Greek origin and means calf, gentle.

Damani – A name of American origin and means tomorrow.

Damari – Gentle and kind.

Damir – Slavic in origin and means to give peace.

Damocles – A tyrant.

Danail – Bulgarian in origin and means God is my judge.

Dandre – A strong man.

Danyell – The God who is a judge.

Danyl – Hebrew in origin and means God is my judge.

Daran – Great personality master.

Dastan – Of Persian origin and means story or exemplar.

Daudi – A flower.

Daveth – One who is the favorite.

David – A name of Hebrew origin and means beloved.

Davignon – Means from Avignon, France, and is of French origin.

Davion – American in origin and means beloved.

Davon – Combination of David and Devon, American in origin.

Dayo – Arrival of joy.

Dayshaun – American in origin, a combination of day and Shaun.

Dedo – A Lord, sympathetic beings.

Dedric – One who rules people and a great leader.

Dedrick – A gifted and popular ruler.

Deegan – A black-haired person.

Delmon – One who is of the mountain.

Delos – Name of a place in Greece.

Demason – A successful and brilliant writer, optimistic.

Demir – Turkish in origin and means of iron.

Demyan – A confident and super excited being.

Denali – Of Indian origin and means great one.

Dene – One who belongs in a valley.

Denim – Means strong cloth and is of French origin.

Dennison –  Son of Dennis and is of Scottish origin.

Deondre – Self expressing person, dedicated one.

Deontay – One who belongs to Zeus.

Dickinson – A powerful ruler. It is a pet form of Richard.

Diggory – An ashtray or a lost individual.

Dijon – A gracious and wish fulfilling God.

Dikesone – One who has immense love and care for nature.

Django – Means I wake up.

Djimon – Powerful blood.

Dooley – Irish in origin and means black-haired hero.

Dori – Of Hebrew origin and means gift or generation.

Dorset – A name of English origin and means and is a county in England.

Dorsey – English in origin and means from Orsay in France.

Doss – They are the hill top; one who lives on a hill.

Douglas – Scottish in origin and means black blue.

Dougray –  A well-behaved person.

Draper – Means cloth maker or seller and is of French origin.

Draven – American in origin and means of the raven.

Drayce – They are a modern dragon, mighty and intelligent.

Dudley – Of English origin and means from Dudda’s meadow.

Dugan – Dark-colored and of Irish origin.

Duke – Title of nobility and is of English origin.

Dutch – English in origin and means from the Netherlands.

Dvij – A bird; they are twice-born.

Dwade – They are the dark traveler.

Unique Boy Names That Start With The Letter D

Dacian – Name of an ancient place.

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Dack – Means one with deep inner sense.

Dae – A name of Korean origin and means greatness.

Daeg – Daylight, first thing of the morning.

Dagoberto – Day filled with glory.

Dagonet – Another name for Arthur’s fool.

Daichi – Of Japanese origin and means large, great, land, earth, wisdom, or intellect.

Daksh – Capable, son of Lord Brahma.

Dakshi – Golden, son of Daksh, the glorious.

Damarion – Means of the sea or bitter and is of American origin.

Damianco – One who tames.

Dangelo – Divine messenger.

Danie – A good worker.

Danielius – God protects.

Danilo – A name of Spanish origin and means only God is my judge.

Danish – To be clever, full of knowledge and wisdom.

Daniyal – Intelligent, handsome boy.

Dard – Of Greek origin and means son of Zeus.

Dareh – Means circle and is of Persian origin.

Darian – A name of English origin and means upholder of the good.

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Daric – Oak hearted.

Dariel – Wide open.

Darin – Italian in origin and means little Dario.

Dario – Means upholder of the good and is Italian in origin.

Darold – An army ruler.

Darragh – Rascal, fertile.

Darrel – A name of English origin and means from Airelle.

Darrin – Of American origin and means a unique and great individual.

Darrold – Name depicting pride and honor.

Darron – Son of oak tree.

Darry – Red-haired, rich.

Dawit – One who has a lovely heart.

Dawood – Beloved, name of a prophet, has deep inner desires.

Deakin – A messenger or a servant of God.

Deandre – This name is a combination of De and Andre and is of American origin.

Deangelo – A name of Italian origins and means of the angels.

Decebal – One who is strong and powerful.

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Decha – Power, a powerful person.

Deion – A name of American origin and means God of wine and revelry.

Dejah – A fun-loving person, pleasant one.

Dejohn – Yahweh is a merciful being.

Dejuan – A gracious and all-loving God.

Deke – A dusty servant who works very hard.

Dekedrian – Of American origin and means created name.

Deklan – A date tree; tall one.

Delane – A tall and handsome being; Elder tree.

Delano – Means from the marsh or swampland. It is of French origin.

Delwyn – A wonderful being.

Demarco – A name of American origin and means of Marco.

DeMarcus – Of American origin and is a combination of De and Marcus.

Demario – Italian in origin and means son of Mario.

Demarion – Means bitter or from the sea and is of American origin.

Destan – Destiny or by the still waters.

Dev – Of English origin and means god, divine.

Devak – Means divine.

Devansh – Part of God, eternal part of God, demigod.

Deven – A name of Indian origin and means like a God.

Dhiren – Of Indian origin and means strong one.

Dhruv – Indian in origin and means firmly fixed, faithful.

Diamantino – A pure and lovely individual; determined leader.

Diane – Divine.

Dianora – A divine person, they are advanced.

Diarmaid – The name of an Irish king and means they are without envy.

Diarmid – They do not have any envy; a warrior.

Didrik – One who has the power to rule people.

Diello – A bold and powerful person.

Dieter – A name of German origin and means army of the people.

Dietrich – A true leader of the common people.

Dietz – Powerful ruler of the people.

Dima – Of Russian origin and means devotee of Demeter.

Dimitri – Earth lover of Demeter; never ending.

Dino – A name of Italian origin and is a diminutive form of names ending with -dino.

Diogo – Portuguese in origin and is a form of Diego.

Dionte – A king of mercy.

Dionysius – Of Greek origin and means God of wine and revelry.

Diokles – One who is in the glory of Zeus.

Dior – Means present and is of French origin.

Dipta – Shining, Goddess Lakshmi, bright shining Goddess Laxmi.

Dix – A strong and efficient ruler.

Doane – Of English origin and is a form of Dwayne.

Dobbin – Bright glory.

Dobromir – A name of Slavic origin and means good peace.

Dolores – Spanish in origin and means sorrows.

Dolph – Short form of Randolph or Adolph and is of German origin.

Domingo – Means of the lord and is of Spanish origin.

Dominik – Belonging to the lord.

Domitilo – Variant of the LatinDominic of the lord.

Domonkos – Lord child.

Don – A name of English origin and means world leader, man.

Donahue – Of Irish origin and means brown-haired chieftain.

Donal – Scottish in origin and means world leader.

Donat – Means given and is of Slavic origin.

Donatello – Donated to give.

Donaver – A name of American origin and means brown black.

Dondre – Abbreviation of Dionysius.

Donell – It means ruler.

Donley – Ruler of the world.

Donn – Means brown.

Donnacha – Brown haired warrior.

Donnan – A name of Irish origin and means brown.

Donnie – Of English origin and means from Donald or Donovan.

Dontaye – They are enduring, humble, and have inner desire.

Donte – Italian in origin and means sustainable.

Doune – The one who comes down of a hill.

Dov – A name of Hebrew origin and means bear.

Dovid – Yiddish form of David meaning beloved.

Dow – A dark-haired individual; has a happy heart.

Doyle – Of Irish origin and means dark foreigner.

Dozier – Willow tree; one who lives in a plantation; basket maker.

Draco – Means dragon and is of Italian origin.

Drago – A name of Italian origin and means dragon.

Draisen – Precious and mature person.

Dre – Means man, male.

Dresden – Of German origin and means people from the forest by the river.

Drexel – The name means turn.

Dritan – Means light.

Dryden – A name of English origin and means dry town, valley.

Duarte – Of Portuguese origin and means wealthy guardian.

Dubem – African in origin and means the lord is my shepherd.

Dumi – Means the inspired and is of African origin.

Dumitru – A silversmith; in a creative field.

Dunixi – Form of Dionysius and is of Greek origin.

Duong – A name of Vietnamese origin and means virile, manly.

Durojaiye – One who waits for the joy of life.

Durrant – Enduring and firm individual.

Durrell – A strong King’s doorman.

Durward – Very honest and strong gatekeeper.

Durwin – A good and dear friend.

Durwood – Gatekeeper; they cannot be defeated.

Dusan – Of Slavic origin and means divine spirit.

Dusanek – Means soul, spirit.

Dwi – Indonesian origin and means second child.

Dye – Who is divine like a Goddess.

Dyke – The name means dike or ditch.

Dylen – One who leaves an influence; sea.

Dymek – Lover of earth.

Dyson – A name of English origin and means son of Denise.

The Final Thought

That is the end of our list. Hopefully, you have found the perfect name for your little man. But if not there is no need to panic, there are still plenty of options out there. Keep looking and you are sure to find the right name for your baby boy!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!