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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Deke

  • 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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1969 8 0 8
1970 7 0 7
1971 6 0 6
1972 8 0 8
1973 5 0 5
1974 12 0 12
1975 11 0 11
1976 16 0 16
1977 8 0 8
1978 8 0 8
1979 8 0 8
1980 12 0 12
1981 6 0 6
1982 7 0 7
1983 15 0 15
1984 8 0 8
1985 9 0 9
1986 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1998 5 0 5
2003 5 0 5
2005 5 0 5
2006 6 0 6

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 west? 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.

English

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 delight, a surprise from within.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

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 "Eedk". 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 Sep 1, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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