135 Delightful Boys’ Names Beginning With D

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Choosing the perfect name for a new baby boy is a tricky decision for all expectant parents.

Do you have your heart set on boy names that start with the letter D? We’ve rounded up our favourites for you here.

To help you on your search for the perfect name for your baby boy we’ve included the origin and meaning of each name as well as listing them into subcategories, from unique to biblical, Scottish to Irish, we have them all. So, if you’re looking for boy names that start with the letter D, then you’ll find it here.

Scottish Boys’ Names Beginning with D

If you’re on the search for a baby name with Scottish origin, then these baby boy names are for you. We’ve scoured the internet and found some super, Scottish baby boy names starting with D.

1) Daileass - Meaning “from the waterfall”.

2) Dallas - Meaning “wise”.

3) Dalziel - Meaning “from the little field”.

4) Danny - Meaning “God is my judge”.

5) Dave - Meaning “cherished, beloved”.

6) David - Meaning “beloved”.

7) Davis - Meaning “David’s son”.

8) Doughall - Meaning “dark stranger”.

9) Dylan - Meaning “son of the sea”.

Irish Boys’ Names Beginning with D

Check out our picks of popular Irish baby boy names starting with the letter D.

10) Daire - Meaning “fruitful or dark oak”.

11) Daley - Meaning “frequenter of gatherings”.

12) Dallan - Meaning “blind”.

13) Daniel - Meaning “ruler of the world”.

14) Darcy - Meaning “dark-haired”.

15) Darrock - Meaning “strong, oak-hearted”.

16) Deaglan - Meaning “full of goodness”.

17) Deegan - Meaning “full of goodness”.

18) Declan - Meaning “full of goodness”.

19) Delaney - Meaning “descendant of the challenger”.

20) Dermot - Meaning “without enemy”.

21) Derry - Meaning “like an oak”.

22) Desmond - Meaning “one from Desmond”.

23) Devyn - Meaning “poet”.

24) Dillon - Meaning “a flash of lightning”.

25) Donald - Meaning “ruler of the world”.

26) Donovan - Meaning “dark-haired”.

27) Duane - Meaning “small and dark”.

28) Dylan - Meaning “a flash of lightning”.

Baby Dylan looking at mum, with his beautiful boys' name beginning with D.

Biblical Boys’ Names Beginning With D

Are you looking to name your baby boy after someone in the Bible? Check our list of brilliant biblical baby boys’ names starting with D.

29) Dalphon - meaning “the house of caves”.

30) Damaris - Of Greek origin meaning “calf, gentle”.

31) Dan - Of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my judge”.

32) Daniel - Of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my judge”.

33) Darius - Of Persian origin meaning “he that informs himself of a King”.

34) Darkon - Of Hebrew origin meaning “generation, of possession”.

35) Dathan - Of Hebrew origin meaning “fountain”.

36) David - Of Hebrew origin meaning “beloved”.

37) Dagon - Of Arabic origin meaning “rain cloud”.

38) Demetrius - Of Greek origin meaning “follower of Demeter”.

39) Dionysius - Of Greek origin meaning “God of wine”.

40) Dishon - Of Hebrew origin meaning “leaping”.

41) Dorcas -  Of Greek origin meaning “gazelle”.

Short Boy Names Beginning With D

Looking for boy names starting with D that are short and sweet? This list is for you.

42) Dag - Of Norse origin meaning “day”.

43) Dai - Of Japanese origin meaning “large”.

44) Dain - Of English origin meaning “from Denmark”.

45) Dale - Of English origin meaning” lives in the valley”.

46) Dan - Of English origin meaning “God is my judge”.

47) Dana - Of English origin meaning “from Denmark”.

48) Dann- Of Hebrew origin meaning “judge”.

49) Dave - Of English origin meaning “beloved”.

50) Davu - Of African origin meaning “the beginning”.

51) Dax - Of French origin meaning “water, French town of Dax”.

52) Den - Of Norse origin meaning “from Denmark”.

53) Dean - Of English origin meaning “from the valley”.

54) Dex - Of Latin origin meaning “right-handed”.

55) Dino - Of English origin meaning “from the dene”.

56) Dirk - Of German origin meaning “famous ruler”.

57) Don - Of Spanish and Portuguese origin meaning “lord, master”.

58) Dov - Of Hebrew origin meaning “bear”.

59) Drew - Of English origin meaning “manly, brave”.

60) Dru - Of French origin meaning “manly”.

61) Duff - Of Celtic and Gaelic origin meaning “dark”.

62) Duke - Of English origin meaning “leader”.

Duke on his tummy in the crib, looking at his mum, with his delightful boys' name beginning with D.

Classic Boys’ Names Beginning With D

Classic names don’t have to be boring. Check out our picks of classically brilliant boy names starting with the letter D.

63) Dalton - Of English origin meaning “from the town or settlement in the dale”.

64) Danny - Of Hebrew origin meaning “God is my judge”.

65) Darren - Of English origin meaning “great”.

66) Davidson - Of English origin meaning “son of David”.

67) Davis - Of English origin meaning “David’s son”.

68) Delroy - Of French origin meaning “of the King”.

69) Derek - Of English origin meaning “people’s ruler”.

70) Dennis - Of Greek origin meaning “follower of Dionysius”.

71) Desmond - Of Celtic and Gaelic origin meaning “the world”.

72) Donald - Of Celtic and Gaelic origin meaning “ruler of all”.

73) Doug - Of American origin meaning “dark water”.

Contemporary Baby Boy Names That Start With D

We’ve rounded up our favourite, popular baby boys’ names beginning with D, from Damon to Dexter you’ll find the perfect name for your baby boy here.

74) Damon - Of Greek origin meaning “to tame”.

75) Darby - Of Norse origin meaning “from the seer estate”.

76) Dawson - Of English origin meaning “David’s son”.

77) Daxton - Of French origin meaning “from Dax - a town in France”.

78) Dayson - Of English origin meaning “beloved”.

79) Deon - Of Greek origin meaning “child of heaven and earth”.

80) Denver - Of French origin meaning “green valley”.

81) Derwin - Of English origin meaning “friend of the deer”.

82) Dexter - Of Latin origin meaning “right”.

83) Dominic - Of Latin origin meaning “of the Lord”.

Dominic looking at his mum with his delightful boys' name beginning with D.

Unique Boys Names Beginning With D

If you want a name that will set your baby boy apart from the rest, then these unique boy names starting with D are for you!

84) Dacy - Of Gaelic origin meaning “southerner”.

85) Daegan - Of Gaelic and Irish origin meaning “black-haired”.

86) Daelan - Of English origin meaning “historical blacksmith with supernatural powers”.

87) Dagwood - Of English origin meaning “from the shiny forest”.

88) Dakarai - Of African origin meaning “happiness”.

89) Dalbert - Of English origin meaning “proud, noble”.

90) Dallas - Of Scottish and English origin meaning “meadow”.

91) Danhy - Of Norse origin meaning “from Denmark”.

92) Dante - Of Italian origin meaning “everlasting”.

93) Danton - Of French origin meaning “from Anton”.

94) Daphnis - Of Greek origin meaning “laurel”.

95) Dardanus - Of Greek origin meaning “founder of Troy”.

96) Darian - Of English origin meaning “upholder of the good”.

97) Dario - Of Italian origin meaning” possessing goodness”.

98) Darrin  Of English origin meaning “great”.

99) Darwin - Of English origin meaning “friend of the deer”.

100) Deacon - Of Greek origin meaning “servant”.

101) Dempsey - Of Gaelic origin meaning “proud”.

102) Denton - Of English origin meaning “from the town or settlement in the den”.

103) Devan - Of Irish origin meaning “poet”.

104) Devin - Of Celtic and Gaelic origin meaning “poet, poetic”.

105) Devon - Of English origin referring to a county in the South of England.

106) Diego - Of Greek origin meaning “teaching”.

107) Dixon - Of English origin meaning “son of Dick”.

108) Dorian - Of Greek origin meaning “descendant of Dorus”.

109) Doyle - Of Celtic and Gaelic origin meaning “dark stranger”.

110) Drake - Of English origin meaning “dragon”.

111) Dustin - Of English origin meaning “a fighter”.

Baby Boy Names Beginning With D From Around The World

On the search for a brilliant boys name starting with D? Be inspired with our list of baby boy names from around the globe.

112) Dakota - Of Native American origin meaning “to be considered friend, ally”.

113) Danylko - Of Ukrainian origin meaning “judge”.

114) Damario - Of Spanish origin meaning “gentle”.

115) Damek - Of Czech origin meaning “son of the red earth”.

116) Damba - Of African origin meaning “peaceful, master”.

117) Dane - Of Scandinavian origin meaning “God is my judge”.

118) Daniyal - Of Arabic origin meaning “intelligent man”.

119) Dareau - Of French origin meaning “open”.

120) Delmar - Of Latin origin meaning “of the sea”.

121) Demetri - Of Greek origin meaning “of Demeter”.

122) Deshi - Of Chinese origin meaning “virtuous man”.

123) Diarmaid - Of Gaelic origin meaning “free man”.

124) Dillie - Of Welsh origin meaning “of the sea”.

125) Dima - Of Russian origin meaning “nickname for Dmitri”.

126) Dimka - Of Slavic origin meaning “universal”.

127) Dolphus - Of German origin meaning “noble wolf”.

Sleeping baby Dolphus with his delightful boys' name beginning with D.

Strong Baby Boy Names That Start With The Letter D

If you want a name that conveys strength and power, then you’ll love these baby boy names.

128) Denzell - Of English origin meaning “powerful”.

129) Donal - Of Irish origin meaning “proud chief”.

130) Donaghy - Of Celtic origin meaning “strong fighter”.

131) Dreng - Of English origin meaning “warrior”.

132) Drew - Of English origin meaning “manly, brave, warrior”.

133) Dries - Of Dutch origin meaning “man or warrior”.

134) Duncan - Of Gaelic origin meaning “brown warrior”.

135) Duron - Of French origin meaning “strong”.

We hope that you’ve found the perfect name for your baby boy here, but if you’re looking for more inspiration, then check out our other baby name blogs for even more brilliant baby names.  

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