Baby Names Starting with D

Baby Names Starting with D

Baby names starting with D are incredibly diverse, featuring names both traditional and modern from various origins. The most popular D names for each gender, however, share a biblical provenance.

Daniel is a true classic name beginning with D and has been one of the most popular names ever since records were kept. For years Delilah was off-limits due to her biblical bad-girl persona, but modern parents have embraced its badass image, propelling Delilah up the charts.

Along with Delilah and Daniel, other baby names beginning with D in the US Top 300 include Daisy, Dakota, Delaney, Destiny, Dallas, David, Dominic, Declan, Damian, and Diego.

Names with the D initial have been heavily influenced by pop culture. The popular D name Daleyza was invented by Mexican American reality TV star Larry Hernandez for his daughter and became the fastest-rising girl name in the years following her birth. Daenerys, created by George R. R. Martin for Game of Thrones, is a unique name that rose in popularity when the TV show was on the air.

Look here for our all-inclusive lineup of baby names starting with D. You also might want to check out our lists of Girl Names That Start With D, Boy Names That Start With D, or Unisex Names That Start With D.