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Boy Names Starting with Do-

Do- baby names and what they mean, with 38 results. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (ADOPTION OF 3.5%) and have become significantly less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.5%, 85.8%), with names such as Don becoming somewhat dated. Dorian (#521) and Dominic (#75) are two of the more fashionable baby names among these, while Dorton (TOP 7%) and Dolin (9%) are familiar Do- last names. Here is the list of Do- names for girls.

Do- names

Doane - Dontae | Dontavius - Doyle

Doane - Dontae

Doane, var. Doan
Source fr. Old English word. "Low, rolling hills." Popular as last names, and Doane (TOP 3%) is similar to popular -ane surnames Deane (TOP 3%), Loane (45%).

Possibly Old English .. Dobbs is rarely used as a boys' name.

Form of Roger. Root fr. Old German language. "Famous spearman." A birth name that is not broadly used, Dodge exists more frequently as a last name. See also Dodds.

Dodge2, var. Dodgson, Dodds, Dod
Derivative of Old English word. May be related to Roger .. Dodge, Dodgson, etc. were not among 2018's Top names.

Doherty, var. Douherty, Dougherty, Docherty
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Harmful." Doherty (TOP 1%), Dougherty (1%) and Docherty (13%) exist regularly as surnames.


Root fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Dark; bold; black-haired." Less common today. Dolan was last found in 1930-1939 in the Top 2000. See also Dylon.

Adolph and variants

Dolphus1, Dolph1, Dolf1
Forms of Adolph. Derived fr. Old German word. "Noble, majestic wolf." Less common today. Dolphus was the variant last recorded (the 1940s) in the Top 2000.

Dolph2, var. Dolphus2, Dollphus, Dollfuss, Dollfus, Dolf2
Source fr. Old German element. Short form of Adolph .. Dolf, Dollfus, Dollfuss and Dollphus are more uncommon as boys' names among the variations of Dolph.


Form of Rudolph. From Old German element. "Famous wolf." Fairly unique as a boys' name, occurring more often as a last name. See also Dolf.

Dominic and variants

Dominic, var. Dominy, Domino1, Dominique, Dominik, Dominico, Dominie, Dominick, Domini, Domingo, Domenico, Domenique, Domenic, Dom
Source fr. Latin. "Lord." Popularly used, with usage of 0.333% for Dominic, Domenico, etc. as baby names in 2018, but lower than 0.363% in 2017.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Do- names: Dolan, Dolph, Dolphus, Domenic, Domenico

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Do- names: Domingo, Dominic, Dominick, Dominik, Dominique

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Do- names: Don, Donal, Donald, Donato, Donavan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Do- names: Donavon, Dondre, Donell, Donn, Donnell

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Do- names: Donnie, Donny, Donovan, Dontae, Dontay, Donte

Derivative of Latin language. "Lord, master." Unisex name. Domino, like the similar-sounding Damiano, exists more usually as a surname.

Don and variants

Don, var. Donny, Donnie, Donne, Donnan, Donn
Derivative of English. .. Mythology. Donnan and Donne are more novel as baby names among the forms of Don.

Donahue, var. Donohue, Donohoe, Donahoe
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Dark fighter." Donahue, Donahoe, etc. were not among 2018's Top names.

Donald and variants

Donald, var. Donnell1
Derived fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Great chief; world mighty." Adoption of Donald and Donnell as birth names in 2018 was down 45.9% compared to a decade ago.

Donato and variants

Donato, var. Donzel, Donatus, Donatien, Donatello
Based on Spanish, Italian words. "Given; gift from God." Somewhat popular as birth names, Donato, Donatus, etc. sound like the popular Donte.

Form of Danube. Geography name .. Dona (UPPER 18%), Donat (15%) are familiar surnames. See also Doan.


Form of Dion. Source fr. Greek element. Short form of Dionysius .. Less widespread today. Dondre was last recorded in 1999 in the Top 2000. See also Deandre.

Donnell and variants

Donnell2, var. Donnelly, Donnel, Donell, Donal
Source fr. Scottish, Irish elements. "World mighty; brown-haired fighter." Less widespread today. Donnell was the variation last found (2016) in the Top 2000.

Donovan and variants

Donovan, var. Donovon, Donoven, Donevon, Donevin, Donavan, Donavon
Based on Irish, Gaelic. "Dark; brown-haired chieftain." Donovan (UPPER 1%), Donavan (19%) and Donavon (55%) occur frequently as last names.

Dante and variants

Donte, Dontay, Dontae
Forms of Dante. Stems fr. Spanish, Italian, Latin. "Lasting, enduring." Donte is in the Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Do- names for boys.

1. Doane - Dontae
Doane [Doan], Dobbs, Roger [Dodge], Dodge [Dod, Dodds, Dodgson], Doherty [Douherty, Docherty, Dougherty], Dolan, Adolph [Dolf, Dolph, Dolphus], Dolph [Dolf, Dolphus, Dollfus, Dollphus, Dollfuss], Rudolph [Dolph], Dominic [Dominy, Domino, Domini, Dominik, Dominie, Dominico, Dominick, Dominique, ..], Domino, Don [Donn, Donny, Donne, Donnie, Donnan], Donahue [Donohue, Donohoe, Donahoe], Donald [Donnell], Donato [Donzel, Donatus, Donatien, Donatello], Danube [Donau], Dion [Dondre], Donnell [Donal, Donell, Donnel, Donnelly], Donovan [Donovon, Donoven, Donevon, Donevin, Donavon, Donavan], Dante [Donte, Dontay, Dontae]

Dontavius [Dontavious], Donte [Dontey, Dontay, Dontae, Dontell, Dontaye, Dohntae, Dontrell], Dugan [Doogan, Dougan, Douggan], Dooley, Dor [Dorli, Doram, Doriel], Doran [Dore, Doron, Dorren, Dorran, Dorian], Isidore [Dory, Dore, Dorian], Dorian [Dore, Dorion, Dorien, Dorryen, Dorrien, Dorrian], Doron [Doran, Doroni], Dorran [Doran, Dorrin, Dorren, Dorrel, Dorrell, Dorrance], Dorsey [Dorsie, Dorsee], Dotson [Dotsen, Dottson], Dougal [Doyle, Dougall], Douglas [Doug, Douglass], Dov, Dover, Dow [Dowe, Dowan, Dowson], Doyle

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