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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
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From Latin Dea.

  1. Goddess

Notable Persons Named Dea

Dea Loher is a drama author. Dea was given the name Andrea Beate Loher in 1964 in Traunstein.

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Dea Birkett is a writer.

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Dea was born on November 7th, 1996 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Dea Norberg is a pop music, soul music, rhythm, blues, and rock music singing. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1999 to 1999. Dea was given the name Andrea Heléne Norberg on March 3rd, 1974 in Bräkne-Hoby.

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Dea was born on December 9th, 1941. She died on May 26th, 2001.

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Dea Klein-Šumanovac is a basketball player. She was most active from 199 to 2009. Dea was born on May 17th, 1981 in Zagreb.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dea

Matt was born on October 13th, 1991.

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Billy Dea is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 1978. Billy was born on April 3rd, 1933 in Edmonton.

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Marie Déa was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1939 to 1983. Marie was given the name Odette Alice Marie Deupès on May 17th, 1912 in Nanterre. She passed away on March 1st, 1992.

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Howard Dea was a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1913 to 1926. Howard was born on April 9th, 1891 in Midland, Ontario. He died on February 4th, 1966.

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Tommy was born on December 16th, 1908. He passed away on May 24th, 1986.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1901 5 5 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 5 5 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 13 7 6
1922 9 9 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 6 0 6
1928 8 8 0
1929 5 5 0
1931 8 8 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 5 5 0
1937 11 11 0
1938 6 6 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 15 15 0
1942 12 12 0
1943 15 15 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 7 7 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 16 16 0
1949 20 20 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 16 16 0
1952 22 22 0
1953 28 28 0
1954 20 20 0
1955 31 31 0
1956 20 20 0
1957 41 41 0
1958 19 19 0
1959 36 36 0
1960 30 30 0
1961 38 38 0
1962 28 28 0
1963 45 45 0
1964 42 42 0
1965 31 31 0
1966 37 37 0
1967 32 32 0
1968 27 27 0
1969 30 30 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 25 25 0
1972 32 32 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 18 18 0
1975 28 28 0
1976 36 36 0
1977 32 32 0
1978 31 31 0
1979 33 33 0
1980 28 23 5
1981 20 20 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 17 17 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 11 11 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 8 8 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 19 19 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 23 23 0
2008 19 19 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 17 17 0
2012 16 16 0
2013 14 14 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 23 23 0
2016 23 23 0
2017 9 9 0

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Popularity of Dea as a first name

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Popularity of Dea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dea U.S.
  White 45.23% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 46.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dea

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dea

  • How Popular is the name Dea? Dea is the 7,524th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dea was the 20,285th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,699 babies born with the first name Dea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dea to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1901 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dea is Saturday, August 15th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Dea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dea was in 1963 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Dea Factoid: According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dea is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1957.
  • Weird things about the name Dea: Your name in reverse order is Aed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,311 people with the last name Dea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dea? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dea as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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