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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Devlyn

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D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for eager, let's get started!

V is for valor, your strength.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 6 6 0
1970 5 5 0
1977 8 0 8
1978 5 5 0
1979 5 5 0
1988 6 0 6
1993 13 5 8
1994 17 8 9
1995 9 0 9
1996 5 0 5
1997 14 0 14
1998 13 5 8
1999 22 6 16
2000 17 5 12
2001 17 0 17
2002 20 9 11
2003 29 10 19
2004 26 5 21
2005 33 12 21
2006 21 8 13
2007 24 8 16
2008 34 16 18
2009 26 8 18
2010 16 0 16
2011 28 13 15
2012 26 13 13
2013 20 10 10
2014 20 14 6
2015 15 15 0
2016 9 9 0
2017 23 12 11
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Devlyn

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Fun Facts about the name Devlyn

  • How Popular is the name Devlyn? Devlyn is the 15,697th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Devlyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 532 babies born with the first name Devlyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Devlyn 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 Devlyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Devlyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Devlyn is Saturday, August 30th, 1947.
  • What year had the most people named Devlyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Devlyn was in 2004 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Devlyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vdenly. How do you pronounce that?

What Devlyns Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Devlyn born Jul 4, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).