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What does the name "Devon" mean?

Devon (English): From the tribe of Dumnonii

The name "Devon" is of English origin and it means "From the tribe of Dumnonii". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 8 other names that are similar to this one.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Noved". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Evnod". 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.

How popular is the name "Devon" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Devon? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 88,435 babies born with the name Devon in the United States. That's more than enough Devons to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1914 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Devon" was in 1997 with a total of 3,189 babies. (That's a lot of baby Devons)

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Devon" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 38 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 3,692 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Devon popular?

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

Celebrities named Devon

Devon Werkheiser

Devon Werkheiser is an actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, and musician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Devon was born in 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.


Devon Aoki

Devon Aoki is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Devon was born in 1982 as Devon Edwenna Aoki in New York City, New York, United States.


Devon Sawa

Devon Sawa is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Devon was born in 1978 as Devon Edward Sawa in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Devon Murray

Devon Murray is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Devon was born in 1988 as Devon Michael Murray in County Kildare, Ireland.


Devon Michaels

Devon was born in 1976.


Devon Gummersall

Devon was born in 1978 as Devon Ryan Gummersall in Durango, Colorado, US.


Past life for Devon born Jun 6, 2001

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 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

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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