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Origin and Meaning of Deah

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  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Deah means "Wisdom pronounced "Day-ah" and is of Hebrew origin.

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Inflected form of dugan.

From Proto-Germanic *daugō. Perhaps akin to Old English dēagol, dīegol (“secret, hidden, dark, obscure”), from Proto-Germanic *daugilaz, compare Old English dēagian (“to dye”)

  1. Color; hue, tinge.
  2. Dye.

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Deah U.S.
      White 50.86% 64.26%
      African American 45.69% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Deah

    People with the last name Deah are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Deah

    • How Popular is the name Deah? Deah is the 27,456th most popular name of all time. As a last name Deah was the 143,149th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Deah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 191 babies born with the first name Deah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Deah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deah is Friday, February 16th, 1894.
    • What year had the most people named Deah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deah was in 1980 with a total of 16 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Deah: Your name in reverse order is Haed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Daeh. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Deah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 116 people with the last name Deah.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deah? Deah is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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    Past life for Deah born Oct 22, 2004

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

    As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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