Dev

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dev

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun
A god; a deity; a divine being; an idol; a king.

Etymology: Skr. d�va. Cf. Deity

Notable Persons Named Dev

Dev Patel is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2007. Dev was born on April 23rd, 1990.

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Dev Hynes is an indie pop, indie rock, folk music, funk, rhythm, blues, and new wave music musician. He plays Cello, Guitar, Piano, Drum kit, Violin, Bass guitar, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 2005. Dev was born on December 23rd, 1985 in London. Dev is also known as Blood Orange and Lightspeed Champion.

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Dev Anand was an actor, producer, director, co-founder navketan films, film producer, film director, navketan films, and co-foundernavketan films(1949). His career lasted from 1946 to 2011. Dev was given the name Dharamdev Anand on September 26th, 1923 in Shakargarh Tehsil. Dev is also known as Dev Sahaab. He passed away on December 3rd, 2011.

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Dev is an actor, member of parliament, politician, and parliament of india. He was most active from 2005 to present. Dev was given the name Deepak Adhikari on December 25th, 1982 in Mahisha, West Bengal, India. Dev is also known as Raju.

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Dev Gill is an actor, model, and model (people). He was most active from 2004 to present. Dev was given the name Devinder Singh Gill in Pune. Dev is also known as Dev and Danny.

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Dev Alahan is a soap character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dev

Kapil Dev is a cricketer. Kapil was born on January 6th, 1959 in Chandigarh.

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Dev is an actor, member of parliament, politician, and parliament of india. He was most active from 2005 to present. Dev was given the name Deepak Adhikari on December 25th, 1982 in Mahisha, West Bengal, India. Dev is also known as Raju.

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Rahul was born on September 27th, 1968 in New Delhi.

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Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev is royalty. Gyanendra was born as the child of Mahendra of Nepal, Indra, and Crown Princess of Nepal on July 7th, 1947 in Narayanhity Palace.

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King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev is a monarch. His most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to 1972.

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Mukul Dev is an actor, model (people), film actor, and model. Mukul was given the name Mukul Dev Kaushal on November 30th, 1970 in Delhi. Mukul is also known as Mukul.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1971 8 0 8
1974 6 0 6
1976 8 0 8
1977 8 0 8
1978 9 0 9
1979 12 0 12
1980 10 0 10
1981 11 0 11
1982 7 0 7
1983 9 0 9
1984 13 0 13
1986 8 0 8
1987 7 0 7
1988 12 0 12
1989 8 0 8
1990 15 0 15
1991 19 0 19
1992 18 0 18
1994 14 0 14
1995 10 0 10
1996 12 0 12
1997 14 0 14
1998 21 0 21
1999 22 0 22
2000 41 0 41
2001 72 0 72
2002 66 0 66
2003 111 0 111
2004 117 0 117
2005 101 0 101
2006 111 0 111
2007 104 0 104
2008 107 0 107
2009 145 0 145
2010 114 0 114
2011 136 0 136
2012 119 0 119
2013 114 0 114
2014 113 0 113
2015 106 0 106
2016 121 0 121
2017 134 0 134

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dev U.S.
  White 8.32% 64.26%
  African American 1.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 84.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dev

People with the last name Dev are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dev

  • How Popular is the name Dev? Dev is the 6,341st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dev was the 41,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dev have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,224 babies born with the first name Dev in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dev to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dev? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dev first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dev is Friday, December 1st, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Dev born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dev was in 2009 with a total of 145 babies.
  • Random Dev Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dev is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 20 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Dev: Your name in reverse order is Ved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dev? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 529 people with the last name Dev.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dev? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dev as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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