Unusual Female Names

Exotic Female Names Starting with D

Exotic Female Names Starting with D

A list of unique, beautiful, and exotic female names starting with D (with history of origin and meanings).

Last updated: March 21, 2022.

 

Dakota

Origin: American.

Meaning: united, amicable, friendly.

Dakota name variations: Dacota, Dakotah, Dakotta, Lakota.

 

Dalila

Years of origin: circa 11th century BC (as Delilah).

Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: delicate.

Dalila name variations: Delila, Dalilah, Dalia, Delila, Delilah.

 

Danae

Years of origin: circa 12th century BC.

Origin: Greek.

Meaning: judge, justice.

Reference: Danae, mother of Perseus.

Danae name variations: Dannae, Dannaya, Danaya, Danna, Denna.

 

Danica

Years of origin: circa 16th century.

Origin: Slavic.

Meaning: daystar.

Danica name variations: Dannica, Danita, Danika.

 

Danielle

Years of origin: circa 6th century BC (as Daniel).

Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: God is my judge.

Reference: Daniel, hero of the biblical Book of Daniel.

Danielle name variations: Daniela, Daniella, Daniele.

 

Daphne

Origin: Greek.

Meaning: laurel.

Daphne name variations: Dafnie, Daphna, Daphney.

 

Darcy

Years of origin: circa 16th century.

Origin: French.

Meaning: from the fortress.

Reference: Antoine dArcy, French nobleman.

Darcy name variations: Darcine, Darcene, Darcia, Darcey.

 

Darina

Origin: Slavic.

Meaning: present, gift.

Darina name variations: Darinia, Darinne, Dairine, Doreen, Doirin, Dareen, Dairin, Doirinn, Dorianna, Dorina.

 

Davina

Name meaning: god.

Origin: Celtic.

Etymology: name derived from Celtic word deuos (translated as god).

Historical reference: Divona, goddess of springs and rivers.

Davina name variations: Devina, Daria, Darya, Divina, Deuona, Divona, Diuona, Dariya.

 

Deborah

Years of origin: circa 12th century BC.

Origin: Hebrew.

Meaning: lightning, fiery.

Reference: Song of Deborah, the earliest sample of Hebrew poetry.

Deborah name variations: Debora, Debrah, Debra.

 

Deia

Name meaning: goddess.

Origin: Greek or Latin.

Deia name variations: Deya, Dea, Deya, Daia, Daya.

 

Delaney

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: from the alder grove.

Delaney name variations: Delania, Delaine, Delainey.

 

Demelza

Years of origin: circa 19th century.

Origin: English.

Meaning: fortified.

Demelza name variations: Demeliza, Demelisa, Demelia, Demelsa.

 

Demi

Origin: Greek.

Meaning: divine order, legislator.

Demi name variations: Demie, Demy, Demetria, Demetra.

 

Desiree

Country of origin: France.

Meaning: desired, wished.

Desiree name variations: Deziree, Desaria, Dezaria, Desiry, Deziry.

 

Destinie

Origin: French and Latin.

Meaning: destiny, fate.

Destinie name variations: Destiny, Destinee, Destiney.

 

Dhara

Origin: Hindu.

Meaning: Earth.

Dhara name variations: Dharia, Adhara, Adarra, Dhaara.

 

Dylana

Name meaning: born from the ocean, daughter of the ocean. Can also mean influence.

First mention: circa 17th century (as Dielanna).

Origin: Welsh.

Dylana name variations: Dylanna, Dylania, Dielanna, Dielana, Dyllana, Dilana.

 

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