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88k
in the U.S.
since 1880

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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
191410010
1915808
191613013
191714014
191817017
191924024
192026026
192122022
192221021
192322022
192419019
192526026
192639534
192730030
192825025
192932032
193036036
193142636
193238533
193328028
193430030
193544539
193633033
193740634
193838038
193927027
194034034
194138533
194234727
194333033
1944451431
1945532033
1946411031
1947461729
1948603030
1949562333
1950803743
1951794237
1952782850
1953995742
1954954055
1955994356
1956853847
1957834241
1958843846
1959933855
1960993663
19611185365
19621234182
196319187104
196417863115
196517974105
196620078122
196721768149
196824785162
196925484170
197030199202
1971292100192
197229496198
197335181270
197444593352
1975423109314
1976429123306
1977771329442
19781,176760416
19791,166757409
19801,159721438
1981934550384
1982961501460
19831,329579750
19841,358507851
19851,381405976
19861,4884351,053
19871,6144181,196
19881,8804431,437
19892,3436251,718
19903,0539962,057
19913,6791,2052,474
19923,6929202,772
19933,6419152,726
19943,7347013,033
19954,0008873,113
19963,5566502,906
19973,7725833,189
19983,6495033,146
19993,4464472,999
20003,3403712,969
20013,0162942,722
20022,6742802,394
20032,8483242,524
20042,6152902,325
20052,3492552,094
20062,1691891,980
20072,0451881,857
20081,6481451,503
20091,3511201,231
20101,1331111,022
2011956105851
201282292730
201372383640
201460482522

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 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Devon" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 14 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 3,641 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for elegant, born within you.

V is for value, the value you place on friendship.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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

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 west? 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 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 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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Devon Gummersall

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

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Past life for Devon born Nov 26, 2001

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 Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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