German Names starting with D

If you want to find German names starting with D, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting D are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

10 Most Popular German Names starting with D

PopularityNameMeaning
1stDianaDivine, divine woman, goddess of the moon.
2ndDanielGod is my judge, (only) god is my judge, the lord is my judge.
3rdDanielaGod is my judge, (only) god is my judge, god judges me, my judge is the lord.
4thDickRich and powerful ruler, diminutive form of richard, daring power.
5thDellaBright, of the nobility, graceful and noble, noble and serene, small valley, of nobility.
6thDerekRuler of the people, people ruler, rich or powerful ruler of all people, famous ruler of the people.
7thDagmarSplendid or glorious day, dear and famous, maid of the day, glory of the danes, glorious, day-maid, dane's joy.
8thDustinValiant fighter, thor's stone.
9thDustyValiant fighter, thor's stone or light dirt, tough like a stone of thor, full of dust.
10thDerrickRuler of the people, people ruler, rich or powerful ruler of all people.

All German Names starting with D

NameGenderMeaning
DagmarGirlSplendid or glorious day, dear and famous, maid of the day, glory of the danes, glorious, day-maid, dane's joy.
DagmarBoy
DagobertBoyBright day.
DagobertaGirlRadiant as the day.
DagobertoBoySplendid or glorious day.
DagomarGirlSplendid or glorious day.
DaleGirlHollow or valley, valley, living in a valley.
DaleBoyHollow or valley, valley, living in a valley.
DameGirlLady.
DanielBoyGod is my judge, (only) god is my judge, the lord is my judge.
DanielaGirlGod is my judge, (only) god is my judge, god judges me, my judge is the lord.
DankmarBoyFamous for his spirit.
DankwardBoyProtector of thought.
DarekBoyRuler of the people.
DaricBoyRuler of the people.
DarickBoyRuler of the people.
DarrickBoyRuler of the people.
DeargBoySon of daghda, red haired.
DeckerBoyDigger of ditches, roofer, maker of roof thatch or blankets.
DedricBoyRuler of the people.
DedrickBoyRuler of the people, powerful ruler of the people.
DedrikBoyRuler of the people.
DegenhardBoyStrong hero.
DeiterBoyArmy of the people.
DelawareBoyNamed for baron de la ware.
DelawareGirlNamed for baron de la ware.
DelaynaGirlNoble protector.
DelbertBoyBright as day, noble and bright, bright, noble, bright like daytime.
DellGirlBright, meadow.
DellaGirlBright, of the nobility, graceful and noble, noble and serene, small valley, of nobility.
DelmaGirlNoble protector, beautiful daughter, of the sea.
DelmiGirlNoble protector.
DelmiraGirlNoble protector, illustrious.
DelmyGirlNoble protector.
DeonildeGirlShe who fights.
DereckBoyRuler of the people.
DerekBoyRuler of the people, people ruler, rich or powerful ruler of all people, famous ruler of the people.
DerekaGirlRuler of the people.
DerexBoyPeople ruler, from the name derek.
DericaGirlRuler of the people, people ruler, beloved leader.
DerickBoyRuler of the people.
DerickaGirlRuler of the people.
DerikBoyRuler of the people.
DerrekBoyRuler of the people.
DerricaGirlRuler of the people.
DerrickBoyRuler of the people, people ruler, rich or powerful ruler of all people.
DerrikBoyRuler of the people.
DerryBoyRed haired, irish county, red-head, free from envy.
DeryckBoyRuler of the people.
DerykBoyRuler of the people.
DetlefBoyA descendent of the people, people's heritage.
DeutschBoyA german.
DewittBoyBlond, white complexioned.
DianBoyForm of the name dion or dianne.
DianGirlDivine, form of the name dion or dianne.
DianaGirlDivine, divine woman, goddess of the moon.
DiannGirl
DickBoyRich and powerful ruler, diminutive form of richard, daring power.
DidrikaGirlRuler of the people, people ruler, people's rule.
DiederichBoyRuler of the people.
DiederickBoyPeople rule.
DiederikBoyRuler of the people, powerful ruler of the people, king of nations.
DiedrichBoyA powerful ruler of the people.
DiedrickBoyRuler of the people, people ruler.
DierckBoyRuler of the people.
DierkBoyRuler of the people.
DieselBoyDiminutive form of matthias or dietrich, people, race.
DieterBoyRuler of the people, army of the people.
DieterichBoyRuler of the people.
DietgerBoySpear of the people.
DiethardBoyThe strong among the people.
DietrichBoyRuler of the people, a powerful ruler of the people.
DietwolfBoyPeople + wolf.
DietzBoyRuler of the people, a powerful ruler of the people.
DinoBoyLittle sword, diminutive form of names ending with -dino, various, spearman, an expert with the spear, names ending with -dino.
DirkBoyRuler of the people, famous ruler, powerful ruler.
DisibodoBoyBold wise one.
DolphBoyShort form of randolph or adolph, distinguished wolf, famous wolf, wolf fame.
DolphusBoyNoble wolf, distinguished wolf.
DomekBoyBelonging to the lord.
DominikBoyBelonging to the lord, beloning to the lord, of the lord, belongs to the lord.
DonaronBoyThunder.
DresdenBoyPeople from the forest by the river.
DresdenGirlPeople from the forest by the river.
DrudBoyStrong.
DrugiBoyStrong.
DuerBoyHero, dear, heroic.
DunaGirlHill.
DurinBoyMythical dwarf.
DustanBoyValiant fighter.
DusteeGirlValiant fighter.
DustiGirlValiant fighter.
DustinBoyValiant fighter, thor's stone.
DustinGirlValiant fighter.
DustonBoyValiant fighter.
DustyGirlValiant fighter, thor's stone or light dirt, tough like a stone of thor, full of dust.
DustyBoyValiant fighter, thor's stone or light dirt, tough like a stone of thor, full of dust.
DustynBoyValiant fighter.
DutchBoyFrom germany, from the netherlands.