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

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Dejean

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for elegant, born within you.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dejean

Jean-François Dejean was a famous individual. Jean-François was born in 1749. He died in 1824.


Mike DeJean is a baseball player. Mike was born on September 28th, 1970 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Louis Dejean was a noteworthy human. Louis was born on June 9th, 1872 in Paris. He breathed his last breath on January 6th, 1953.


Pierre François Marie Auguste Dejean was a scientist in the field of entomology. Pierre was born on August 10th, 1780 in Amiens. He breathed his last breath on March 17th, 1845.


Philippe Dejean was an influential somebody. Philippe was born in 1736. He left this life in 1809.


Pierre Charles Dejean was a notable individual. Pierre was born on February 16th, 1807. He left this life on July 30th, 1872.


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Popularity of Dejean as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dejean U.S.
  White 43.98% 64.26%
  African American 49.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dejean

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dejean

  • How Popular is the name Dejean? Dejean is the 26,973rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dejean was the 14,950th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dejean have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 192 babies born with the first name Dejean in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dejean 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 Dejean? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dejean first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dejean is Tuesday, December 24th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Dejean born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dejean was in 1999 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dejean: Your name in reverse order is Naejed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Djenae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dejean? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,978 people with the last name Dejean.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dejean? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dejean as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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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