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Girl Names That Start With D

Girl Names That Start With D

Girl names that start with D are led, the biblical bad girl name Delilah. That's a dramatic departure from the days when Debra and Diane made D the leading first initial for girl names.

Along with Delilah and the classic Diana, female names that start with D ranking among the US Top 500 for girls today include flower names Daisy and Dahlia and gender-neutral names Dakota and Delaney.

Along with Delilah and Daisy, Darcie makes the girls' Top 100 in England and Wales. Daniela is a Top 10 girls' name in Spain. D-starting Defne is one of the top girl names in Turkey.

Unique D names for girls we recommend range from the French Delphine to the sassy Dot to the biblical Dinah. Other trending girl names that start with D include the Bridgerton-influenced Daphne, the princess-y Diana, and the old-school favorites Dorothy and Dorothea.

Interestingly, invented name Daleyza has been among the most popular female D names in recent years.

Here, our full selection of girl names that start with D, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry. You may also be interested in our lists of Boy Names That Start With DUnisex Names That Start With D, or our full list of Names That Start With D.

  1. DaphneHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "laurel tree, bay tree"
  2. DelilahHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew or Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "delicate"
  3. DaisyHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Margaret or flower name, English
    • Meaning:

      "day's eye"
  4. DelphineHeart
    • Origin:

      French from Greek
    • Meaning:

      "of Delphi; womb"
  5. DahliaHeart
    • Origin:

      Flower name, from Swedish surname
    • Meaning:

      "Dahl's flower"
  6. DianaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "divine"
  7. DorothyHeart
    • Origin:

      English variation of Greek Dorothea
    • Meaning:

      "gift of God"
  8. DeliaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "born on the island of Delos"
  9. DoloresHeart
    • Origin:

      Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "lady of sorrows"
  10. DorotheaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "gift of God"
  11. DelaneyHeart
    • Origin:

      Irish
    • Meaning:

      "dark challenger"
  12. DiyaHeart
    • Origin:

      Mbama, Sanskrit, Hindi and Latin
    • Meaning:

      "love; lamp; heavenly"
  13. DoveHeart
    • Origin:

      Nature name
    • Meaning:

      "dove, a bird"
  14. DeborahHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "bee"
  15. DanielleHeart
    • Origin:

      French feminine variation of Daniel, Hebrew,"God is my judge"
    • Meaning:

      "God is my judge"
  16. DesdemonaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "ill-starred"
  17. DollyHeart
    • Origin:

      English, diminutive of Dorothy
    • Meaning:

      "gift of God"
  18. DarcyHeart
    • Origin:

      Irish or French
    • Meaning:

      "dark one, or from Arcy, or from the fortress"
  19. DulcieHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin, diminutive of Dulcibella
    • Meaning:

      "sweet"
  20. DelphiHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek place name