Names.org

Tip: Try the names of friends, pets, celebrities, and fictional characters

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010

De

Girls
Boys
First
Last
More Popular Potential Spellings
44k Ty
23k Dee
4k Tai
2k Tea
2k Toy
2k Dia
2k Dea
2k Toi
1k Teah

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
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

Fun Facts about the name De

  • How many people with the first name De have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, 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 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name De is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1992.
  • 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 De. 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!
Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name De popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of De as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name De as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, Virginia, or Pennsylvania.

Popularity of De as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name De as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, North Carolina, or Indiana.

Common last names for De

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Truong
  • Li

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

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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

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

Other Inspirations for the Name De

De Bruyne
De Facto
De Gea
De Jure
De La Salle
De La Salle Football
De La Soul
De Lottery
De Minimis
De State Fair

What does the name De mean?

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Name poster for De

Name poster for De(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

Also see our other name lists.

Names Searched Right Now

<100 putin
5k nikhil
68k layla
<100 sorman
<100 sergi
<100 roksana
490 ahmet
<100 step
<100 prakita
<100 cheptoo
746k rebecca
26k hilary
<100 alundra
<100 corneasche
<100 ezre
<100 jainul