Dusana

Dusana (pr. du-sa-na) could be a variant form of Dušana (pr. du-sha-na) , without the š symbol. It's the feminine form of Dušan which comes from Slavic dusha meaning "soul, spirit". Origin: Slavic   Variants: Dušana (Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak) Dušanka (Serbian, Slovene, Croatian) Dušica (Serbian) Dushana (English)   Male forms: Dušan (Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian) Duško (Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian) Dushan … Continue reading Dusana

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Danuta

Danuta is a female given name, the Polish form of Danutė, a Lithuanian female name of uncertain origin though it could possibly be a feminine form of Daniel, a Hebrew male name meaning "God is my judge", or possibly as a diminutive of Dana, which may have originated as a variant of Dane, referring to someone who came from Denmark … Continue reading Danuta

December

December is the twelfth month of the year which derives from Latin decem meaning "ten" derived from a Proto-Indo-European root. In the Roman calender, December was originally the tenth month of the year which originally consisted of ten months before the addition of two more months. Nicknames: Ember, Dez, Dezzy/Desi, Dee Origin: Proto-Indo-European    

Dixie

Dixie was once used as a generic name for the southern U.S. states from the Mason-Dixon line which defined the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland, and which later defined the boundary between free states and slave states. The name may have originated as a nickname for Dixon, an English patrynomic surname meaning "son of Dick", the … Continue reading Dixie

Diamanto

Diamanto is a Greek female name meaning "diamond" from Old French diamant which comes from Latin adamas derived from Greek adamas meaning "unconquerable, invincible, untamed" made up from Ancient Greek a- (not) and damao (to tame, subdue) which comes from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to tame, domesticate). Origin: Ancient Greek, Proto-Indo-European Variants: Diamond (English) Diamantina (Greek)  

Devon

Devon is the name of a county in England which derives its name from a Celtic tribe who inhabited the area known as the Dumnonii which is made up from Proto-Celtic *dubno- meaning "deep" or "world" and *nanto meaning "stream" or "valley" so the name would mean "deep valley" or "deep stream". It may also be a variant spelling … Continue reading Devon

Danina

Danina is a female given name of uncertain meaning and etymology. At first glance it seems like a feminine form of Daniel meaning "God is my judge" and in some cases it may be based on that; but it also seems to have older roots than that, as the name of one of a pair of pre-Christian … Continue reading Danina

Davina

Davina is the feminine form of David, which comes from a Hebrew male name meaning "beloved". Origin: Hebrew Variants: Davinia (English) Davena (English) Davida (English)   Male forms: David (English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian) Dávid (Hungarian, Slovak) Dovid (Yiddish) Daud (Arabic, Indonesian) Dawud … Continue reading Davina

Desdemona

Desdemona comes from Greek dysdaimon meaning "ill-fated, unfortunate" from Greek dus (bad, hard, unfortunate) and daimon (god, divine power, deity, spirit; power, fate, destiny). It was the name of a tragic character of Shakespeare's play Othello (1603). Origin: Greek Variants: Disdemona