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There are way too many variations for me to share them all here, so I recommend checking out the Wikipedia page that gives a great overview of dumplings and their origins.  I will share a few kinds of dumplings that I have made, and the root of their inspiration.

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CHicken Dumplings

Not to be confused with Chicken AND Dumplings, these dumplings are derived from Jiaozi or Gyoza, as well as Mandu

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Pulled Pork Cornbread Dumplings

Inspired by the idea of Chicken and Dumplings a friend of mine and I created these cornbread dumplings filled with pulled pork.  While we didn't have these in mind, they have elements similar to an Empanada or even a Kroppkakor.

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French toast Dumplings

These are one of my favorite treats I have ever come up with.  Check out the recipe here.  I am not sure what dumpling to compare this to, it is derived from me making strawberry and Nutella dumplings that are deep fried, that I decided to amp up by making the wrap out of cinnamon roll dough.  If you have a good comparison, please let me know!

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Pork and Edamame Dumplings in Yellow Curry

I had a really spectacular dumpling in green curry at Marnee Thai in San Francisco which inspired me to try making my own version.  Check out the recipe here.