Deon

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16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
753
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deon

"Deon" is a name of American origin, and it means "Devotee of Dionysos". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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From Proto-Germanic *dajjaną (“to suckle”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)- (“to suck milk; to suckle”). Akin to Old High German tāen (“to suck”) (Middle High German tīen, dīen (“to suck, suckle”), Old Swedish däggja, dīa (“to suck”) (Danish die (“to suck”)), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌳𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (daddjan, “suckle”), Old English delu (“nipple”), Old English (“doe”).

Notable Persons Named Deon

Deon Cole is an actor, comedian, and writer. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Deon was born on January 9th, 1972.

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Deon Richmond is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1986. Deon was born on June 2nd, 1978 in New York City.

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Deon Thompson is a basketball player for the Bayern Munich, Ikaros Kallitheas B.C., KK Olimpija, Alba Berlin, FC Bayern Munich (basketball), Liaoning Flying Leopards, and Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. in the Basketball Bundesliga and Euroleague. He has been prominent since 2010. Deon was born on September 16th, 1988 in Torrance, California.

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Deon was born on August 7th, 1974. He breathed his last breath on December 17th, 1994.

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Deon Long is a football player. He was most active from 2015 to present. Deon was born on June 14th, 1991 in Washington, D.C.

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Deon Estus is a contemporary r&b and pop music singing, songwriter, and bassist. He plays Bass guitar. He was most active from 1975 to present. Deon was given the name Jeffery Deon Estus .

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Deon

Michel Déon is a writer. Michel was given the name Édouard Michel on August 4th, 1919.

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Eboni Deon is a meteorologist and meteorology. Eboni was born in Indianapolis.

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Philippe Déon is an athlete for the CS Case-Pilote.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 5 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 12 12 0
1917 7 7 0
1918 5 5 0
1919 5 5 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 12 7 5
1924 14 8 6
1925 11 5 6
1926 16 10 6
1927 13 8 5
1928 11 6 5
1929 14 6 8
1930 20 14 6
1931 15 10 5
1932 27 19 8
1933 34 25 9
1934 36 23 13
1935 23 16 7
1936 22 11 11
1937 27 16 11
1938 31 11 20
1939 26 12 14
1940 23 13 10
1941 26 15 11
1942 11 6 5
1943 19 8 11
1944 20 9 11
1945 25 20 5
1946 29 11 18
1947 18 9 9
1948 26 15 11
1949 26 11 15
1950 16 8 8
1951 39 29 10
1952 20 10 10
1953 38 29 9
1954 49 38 11
1955 41 28 13
1956 42 33 9
1957 50 30 20
1958 63 33 30
1959 53 25 28
1960 76 22 54
1961 76 16 60
1962 107 24 83
1963 96 23 73
1964 91 24 67
1965 105 32 73
1966 179 36 143
1967 190 36 154
1968 247 29 218
1969 251 44 207
1970 324 46 278
1971 300 50 250
1972 289 44 245
1973 272 43 229
1974 251 31 220
1975 284 44 240
1976 260 34 226
1977 262 28 234
1978 286 34 252
1979 250 24 226
1980 302 25 277
1981 229 20 209
1982 224 18 206
1983 207 18 189
1984 236 19 217
1985 269 21 248
1986 215 11 204
1987 232 15 217
1988 258 17 241
1989 314 12 302
1990 350 16 334
1991 353 11 342
1992 375 9 366
1993 430 15 415
1994 471 15 456
1995 458 10 448
1996 406 9 397
1997 337 16 321
1998 310 12 298
1999 309 13 296
2000 322 5 317
2001 234 0 234
2002 271 9 262
2003 266 11 255
2004 230 10 220
2005 225 0 225
2006 243 6 237
2007 275 0 275
2008 264 0 264
2009 266 6 260
2010 238 0 238
2011 200 0 200
2012 201 0 201
2013 215 0 215
2014 198 0 198
2015 199 0 199
2016 183 0 183
2017 159 0 159

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Popularity of Deon as a first name

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Popularity of Deon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deon U.S.
  White 79.42% 64.26%
  African American 10.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deon

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

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Fun Facts about the name Deon

  • What name lists does Deon rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Deon? Deon is the 1,927th most popular name of all time. As a last name Deon was the 30,889th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,713 babies born with the first name Deon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deon to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deon is Friday, May 24th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Deon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deon was in 1994 with a total of 456 babies.
  • Random Deon Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deon is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Deon: Your name in reverse order is Noed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndeo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 753 people with the last name Deon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Deon as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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