< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Dusty one: servant
  • #25184 All Time
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How popular is the name "Deke" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Deke? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 206 babies born with the name Deke in the United States. That's more than enough Dekes to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Deke" was in 1976 with a total of 16 babies.

According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Deke" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of only 15 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Deke popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Deke in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Deke" mean? The list below shows the origins of Deke as well as things modernly associated with the name Deke such as celebrities named Deke.


Origin and Meaning of Deke

The name "Deke" is of English origin, and it means "Dusty one: servant". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Eked". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kede". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Deke born Apr 7, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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