Meaning: “Little Dove.”
Details: Means “little dove” in Middle Dutch, in modern Dutch
duifje means “little dove”
2 Turtle Doves refers to the Old and New Testaments
Meaning: “Dragon, serpent.”
Detail: From the Greek name
Drakon which meant “dragon, serpent”.
Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling, Draco Malfoy is a popular character.
This was the name of a 7th-century BC Athenian legislator.
This is also the name of a constellation in the northern sky.
Meaning: “Heavenly flower.”
Nicknames: Di, Anne, Thee
dianthus, the name of a type of flower
Nicknames: Lythie, Delle
Detail: From Welsh
Hope by Rodion Yefymov
Meaning: “Light of a lamp.”
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Origin: Russian from Greek
Meaning: “Pleasure; delight; to seem well.”
Nicknames: Ava, Avda; Duni
Detail: Russian variation of the Greek Eudokia.
Dunja is a diminutive form of Avdotya.
Dunja also means “quince” in the South Slavic languages, a quince being a type of fruit.
In Crime and Punishment, Avdotya is as clever, proud, and beautiful as her brother
Rodion, the protagonist, but she is also ethical and kindhearted. She is called Dunya (DOON-yah), Dounia or Dunechka for short.
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Detail: Derived from the element
drita which means “light”.