Deion

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deion

"Deion" is a name of American origin, and it means "God of Wine and Revelry". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Deion

Deion Sanders is a football player. His career lasted from 1989 to 2005. Deion was born on August 9th, 1967 in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S.

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Deion Branch is a football player. Deion was born on July 18th, 1979 in Albany, Georgia.

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Deion Jones is an athlete. Deion was born on November 4th, 1994 in New Orleans.

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Deion Barnes is an athlete for the New York Jets. Deion was born on January 20th, 1993 in Philadelphia.

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Deion Belue is a football player for the Edmonton Eskimos. Deion was born on September 3rd, 1991 in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 5 5 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 7 0 7
1963 6 0 6
1964 9 0 9
1965 13 6 7
1967 8 0 8
1968 6 0 6
1969 5 0 5
1970 12 6 6
1971 5 0 5
1972 10 0 10
1973 5 5 0
1974 12 0 12
1975 6 0 6
1976 11 0 11
1977 8 0 8
1978 9 0 9
1979 6 0 6
1980 13 0 13
1981 5 0 5
1982 6 0 6
1983 9 0 9
1984 6 0 6
1985 6 0 6
1986 9 0 9
1987 8 0 8
1988 16 0 16
1989 70 0 70
1990 60 0 60
1991 61 0 61
1992 190 0 190
1993 246 5 241
1994 323 5 318
1995 570 12 558
1996 583 16 567
1997 312 9 303
1998 197 11 186
1999 212 0 212
2000 180 5 175
2001 99 0 99
2002 137 5 132
2003 132 0 132
2004 106 5 101
2005 120 0 120
2006 116 0 116
2007 107 0 107
2008 184 0 184
2009 121 6 115
2010 115 5 110
2011 126 0 126
2012 136 0 136
2013 119 5 114
2014 135 5 130
2015 123 0 123
2016 119 0 119
2017 112 0 112

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Popularity of Deion as a first name

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Popularity of Deion as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Deion

  • How Popular is the name Deion? Deion is the 3,634th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Deion have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,339 babies born with the first name Deion in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deion to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deion? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deion first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deion is Saturday, December 27th, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Deion born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deion was in 1996 with a total of 567 babies.
  • Random Deion Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deion is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Deion: Your name in reverse order is Noied. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ieond. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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