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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deen

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From Middle Dutch Dene, from Old Dutch *Deni, from Proto-Germanic *daniz.

  1. Dane (person from Denmark or of Danish descent)
  2. (zoology) short for Deense dog, a canine race

Notable Persons Named Deen

Deen Castronovo is a hard rock and heavy metal music musician. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1982. Deen was born on August 17th, 1964 in Westminster, California, U.S.


Deen is a pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Deen was given the name Fuad Backović on April 12th, 1982 in Sarajevo.


Deen Kemsley is a in the fields of accounting and tax.


Deen was born in 1962.


Deen was born on October 30th, 1934. He left this life on November 11th, 2000.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Deen

James was given the name Bryan Matthew Sevilla on February 7th, 1986 in Los Angeles County, California.


Paula Deen is a chef. Paula was given the name Paula Ann Hiers on January 19th, 1947 in Albany, Georgia, U.S.


Syed was born on February 18th, 1946 in Badgam, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Syed is also known as Salahudeen and Syed.


Bobby Deen is a television cook, tv personality, and restaurant manager. Bobby was given the name Robert Earl Deen by his parent Paula Deen on April 28th, 1970 in Albany, Georgia, U.S.


Jamie Deen is a cook, restaurateur, and tv personality. Jamie was given the name James Linton Deen, Jr. by his parent Paula Deen on June 29th, 1967 in Albany, Georgia, U.S.


Jae Deen is a hip hop music and english language rapping and singing. He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Jae was given the name Joshua Asare in Ontario.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 5 0 5
1951 10 5 5
1952 5 0 5
1956 6 0 6
1961 7 0 7
1962 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1992 6 0 6
1993 5 0 5
1996 5 0 5
1998 11 0 11
1999 5 0 5
2000 6 0 6
2001 7 0 7
2002 9 0 9
2003 18 0 18
2004 15 0 15
2005 10 0 10
2006 17 0 17
2007 9 0 9
2008 17 0 17
2009 26 0 26
2010 36 0 36
2011 24 0 24
2012 37 0 37
2013 35 0 35
2014 39 0 39
2015 40 0 40
2016 39 0 39
2017 43 0 43

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Popularity of Deen as a first name

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Popularity of Deen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deen U.S.
  White 74.64% 64.26%
  African American 11.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 7.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deen

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

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Fun Facts about the name Deen

  • How Popular is the name Deen? Deen is the 16,272nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Deen was the 7,453rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 502 babies born with the first name Deen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deen 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 Deen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deen is Friday, May 1st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Deen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deen was in 2017 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Deen Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deen is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Deen: Your name in reverse order is Need. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eedn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,471 people with the last name Deen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Deen as their last name.

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