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Devon

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • #677 All Time
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How popular is the name "Devon" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 10 0 10
1915 8 0 8
1916 13 0 13
1917 14 0 14
1918 17 0 17
1919 24 0 24
1920 26 0 26
1921 22 0 22
1922 21 0 21
1923 22 0 22
1924 19 0 19
1925 26 0 26
1926 39 5 34
1927 30 0 30
1928 25 0 25
1929 32 0 32
1930 36 0 36
1931 42 6 36
1932 38 5 33
1933 28 0 28
1934 30 0 30
1935 44 5 39
1936 33 0 33
1937 40 6 34
1938 38 0 38
1939 27 0 27
1940 34 0 34
1941 38 5 33
1942 34 7 27
1943 33 0 33
1944 45 14 31
1945 53 20 33
1946 41 10 31
1947 46 17 29
1948 60 30 30
1949 56 23 33
1950 80 37 43
1951 79 42 37
1952 78 28 50
1953 99 57 42
1954 95 40 55
1955 99 43 56
1956 85 38 47
1957 83 42 41
1958 84 38 46
1959 93 38 55
1960 99 36 63
1961 118 53 65
1962 123 41 82
1963 191 87 104
1964 178 63 115
1965 179 74 105
1966 200 78 122
1967 217 68 149
1968 247 85 162
1969 254 84 170
1970 301 99 202
1971 292 100 192
1972 294 96 198
1973 351 81 270
1974 445 93 352
1975 423 109 314
1976 429 123 306
1977 771 329 442
1978 1,176 760 416
1979 1,166 757 409
1980 1,159 721 438
1981 934 550 384
1982 961 501 460
1983 1,329 579 750
1984 1,358 507 851
1985 1,381 405 976
1986 1,488 435 1,053
1987 1,614 418 1,196
1988 1,880 443 1,437
1989 2,343 625 1,718
1990 3,053 996 2,057
1991 3,679 1,205 2,474
1992 3,692 920 2,772
1993 3,641 915 2,726
1994 3,734 701 3,033
1995 4,000 887 3,113
1996 3,556 650 2,906
1997 3,772 583 3,189
1998 3,649 503 3,146
1999 3,446 447 2,999
2000 3,340 371 2,969
2001 3,016 294 2,722
2002 2,674 280 2,394
2003 2,848 324 2,524
2004 2,615 290 2,325
2005 2,349 255 2,094
2006 2,169 189 1,980
2007 2,045 188 1,857
2008 1,648 145 1,503
2009 1,351 120 1,231
2010 1,133 111 1,022
2011 956 105 851
2012 822 92 730
2013 723 83 640
2014 604 82 522

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Devon" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 20 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 3,734 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Devon

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.

Devon Werkheiser

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

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Devon Aoki

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

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Devon

Devon is an infobox english county. Devon was born in 1977.

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Devon Sawa

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

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Devon Murray

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

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Devon Michaels

Devon was born in 1976.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

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 "Vdeon". 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 Devon born Sep 30, 1935

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 Tibet approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Devon

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