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

What does the name Deval mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Deval

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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Alt. Meaning

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Notable Persons Named Deval

Deval Patrick is a United States Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division and United States Assistant Attorney Generalfor theCivil Rights Division. Deval was born on July 31st, 1956 in Chicago.


Deval Eminovski is a soccer player for the Malmö FF. Deval was born on October 15th, 1964 in Sweden.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Deval

Govind was born in 1855. He passed away in 1916.


Jacques Deval was a screenwriter and director. He was most prominent from 1923 to 1972. Jacques was born on June 27th, 1895 in Paris. Jacques is also known as Jacques Boularan. He died on December 19th, 1972.


He left this life in 1829.



Charles was born on December 6th, 1806. He left this life on April 9th, 1862.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Deval as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deval U.S.
  White 44.59% 64.26%
  African American 5.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 18.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 28.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deval

People with the last name Deval are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Deval

  • How Popular is the name Deval? Deval is the 41,580th most popular name of all time. As a last name Deval was the 111,988th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deval have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72 babies born with the first name Deval in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deval 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 Deval? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deval first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deval is Friday, April 15th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Deval born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deval was in 1982 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Deval Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deval is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Deval: Your name in reverse order is Laved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adevl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deval? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 157 people with the last name Deval.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deval? Deval is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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