Meaning and Origin of: Dame

Girl name origins & meanings

  • German : Lady

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Tamer

Family name origins & meanings

  • English and French : from Old French dame ‘lady’ (Latindomina ‘mistress’), originally a nickname for a foppish man or a title of respect for a widow. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a lady.