Meaning and Origin of: Dee
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First name origins & meanings:
- Middle English : Female deer; Nickname for almost any “D”
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Welsh : nickname for a swarthy person, from Welsh du ‘dark’, ‘black’.
- Irish : variant of Daw 3.
- English and Scottish : habitational name from a settlement on the banks of the river Dee in Cheshire or either of the rivers so named in Scotland. The origin of both of these is a Celtic word meaning ‘sacred’, ‘goddess’.