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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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  1. A surname​ of Bengali origin.

De was also found in the following language(s): Danish and Norwegian Bokmål

Notable Persons Named De

De La Ghetto is a singer-songwriter. He has been prominent since 2004. De was given the name Rafael Castillo on September 17th, 1984 in New York City. De is also known as El Jefe Del Bloque, The Boss Of The Block, El Jefe De La Versatilidad, De La Geezy, Castillo, and Rafael.

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De Amorim is a soccer player for the FC Astra Giurgiu, Clube Atlético Sorocaba, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, and CSM Dunărea Giurgiu. De was born on December 15th, 1991 in Votorantim, Brazil.

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de la Platière Jean-Marie Roland was an economist. He holds the title Minister of the Interior and Minister of Justice. de was born on February 18th, 1734 in Thizy, France. He died on November 15th, 1793.

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De Lacy Evans O'Leary was an oriental studies and orientalist. De was born in 1872. He left this life in 1957.

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De La Fuente is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona B, Palamós CF, CD Toledo, Córdoba CF, Gimnàstic de Tarragona, CE Sabadell FC, and Girona FC. De was born on December 22nd, 1970 in Girona, Spain.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name De

Founder-Acharya of ISKCON A. C. Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada was a religious. He holds the title Founder-Acharya of ISKCON and Founder-AcharyaofISKCON. Founder-Acharya was given the name Abhay Charan De on September 1st, 1896 in Kolkata. He left this life on November 14th, 1977.

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Zhu De was a Member of the and National People's Congress. His military service ended in 1976. Zhu was born on December 1st, 1886 in Yilong County, Sichuan Province, Qing dynasty China. He passed away on July 6th, 1976.

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Shobhaa De is a writer. Shobhaa was given the name Shobha Rajadhyaksha on January 7th, 1948 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Sreejita De is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Sreejita was born Sreejita De on July 16th, 1989 in Haldia, West Bengal, India.

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Deepankar De is an actor. Deepankar was born on July 5th, 1944 in Jamshedpur.

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Cường was given the name Nguyễn Phúc Đan () on January 11th, 1882. They passed away on April 5th, 1951.

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How popular is the baby name De in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 0 5
1916 8 0 8
1917 11 0 11
1918 10 5 5
1923 5 0 5
1924 5 5 0
1925 5 5 0
1927 7 0 7
1928 7 0 7
1931 6 0 6
1937 5 5 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 11 6 5
1940 7 7 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 9 9 0
1943 10 5 5
1944 5 5 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 9 9 0
1957 21 15 6
1958 12 12 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 10 10 0
1961 21 16 5
1962 22 22 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 18 13 5
1968 32 27 5
1969 15 15 0
1970 22 16 6
1971 18 11 7
1972 15 9 6
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 5 0 5
1976 9 9 0
1977 13 8 5
1978 14 7 7
1980 13 7 6
1981 18 13 5
1982 16 8 8
1983 20 12 8
1984 8 8 0
1985 25 7 18
1986 6 0 6
1988 8 0 8
1989 18 0 18
1990 38 11 27
1991 49 17 32
1992 64 18 46
1993 54 17 37
1994 58 17 41
1995 41 12 29
1996 49 12 37
1997 36 8 28
1998 36 7 29
1999 54 19 35
2000 60 19 41
2001 31 10 21
2002 22 5 17
2003 14 0 14
2004 13 0 13
2005 15 5 10
2006 12 0 12
2007 7 0 7
2011 7 0 7

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Popularity of De as a first name

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Popularity of De as a last name

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Common last names for De

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Truong
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity De U.S.
  White 26.54% 64.26%
  African American 3.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 56.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name De

People with the last name De are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name De

  • How Popular is the name De? De is the 8,855th most popular name of all time. As a last name De was the 22,809th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name De have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,322 babies born with the first name De in the United States. That's more than enough people named De to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named De? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was De first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name De is Tuesday, July 31st, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named De born? The highest recorded use of the first name De was in 1992 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random De Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name De is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name De: Your name in reverse order is Ed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name De? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,123 people with the last name De.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of De? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with De as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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