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Devon

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 10 0 10
1915 8 0 8
1916 13 0 13
1917 14 0 14
1918 17 0 17
1919 24 0 24
1920 26 0 26
1921 22 0 22
1922 21 0 21
1923 22 0 22
1924 19 0 19
1925 26 0 26
1926 39 5 34
1927 30 0 30
1928 25 0 25
1929 32 0 32
1930 36 0 36
1931 42 6 36
1932 38 5 33
1933 28 0 28
1934 30 0 30
1935 44 5 39
1936 33 0 33
1937 40 6 34
1938 38 0 38
1939 27 0 27
1940 34 0 34
1941 38 5 33
1942 34 7 27
1943 33 0 33
1944 45 14 31
1945 53 20 33
1946 41 10 31
1947 46 17 29
1948 60 30 30
1949 56 23 33
1950 80 37 43
1951 79 42 37
1952 78 28 50
1953 100 57 43
1954 95 40 55
1955 99 43 56
1956 85 38 47
1957 83 42 41
1958 84 38 46
1959 93 38 55
1960 99 36 63
1961 118 53 65
1962 123 41 82
1963 190 87 103
1964 178 63 115
1965 179 74 105
1966 200 78 122
1967 217 68 149
1968 247 85 162
1969 254 84 170
1970 301 99 202
1971 292 100 192
1972 294 96 198
1973 351 81 270
1974 445 93 352
1975 423 109 314
1976 429 123 306
1977 771 329 442
1978 1,177 760 417
1979 1,166 757 409
1980 1,159 721 438
1981 935 550 385
1982 960 501 459
1983 1,329 579 750
1984 1,359 508 851
1985 1,381 405 976
1986 1,488 435 1,053
1987 1,613 418 1,195
1988 1,882 443 1,439
1989 2,342 625 1,717
1990 3,053 996 2,057
1991 3,679 1,205 2,474
1992 3,692 920 2,772
1993 3,641 915 2,726
1994 3,734 701 3,033
1995 4,000 887 3,113
1996 3,556 650 2,906
1997 3,772 583 3,189
1998 3,649 503 3,146
1999 3,447 447 3,000
2000 3,342 371 2,971
2001 3,016 294 2,722
2002 2,674 280 2,394
2003 2,848 324 2,524
2004 2,616 290 2,326
2005 2,349 255 2,094
2006 2,169 189 1,980
2007 2,045 188 1,857
2008 1,650 145 1,505
2009 1,351 120 1,231
2010 1,134 111 1,023
2011 956 105 851
2012 824 93 731
2013 724 83 641
2014 606 82 524
2015 585 77 508

Fun Facts about the name Devon

  • How many people with the first name Devon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 89,034 babies born with the first name Devon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Devon to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Devon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Devon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Devon is Thursday, April 1st, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Devon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Devon was in 1997 with a total of 3,189 babies. That's a lot of babies named Devon!
  • Random Devon Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Devon ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 15 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Devon: Your name in reverse order is Noved. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ondev. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Devon as a first name

Popularity of Devon as a last name

Common last names for Devon

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Lewis
  • Morris
  • Green

Common first names for Devon

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Devon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Devon as well as things modernly associated with the name Devon such as celebrities named Devon.

Origin and Meaning of Devon

The name "Devon" is of English origin, and it means "From the tribe of Dumnonii". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun De"von
One of a breed of hardy cattle originating in the country of Devon, England. Those of pure blood have a deep red color. The small, longhorned variety, called North Devons, is distinguished by the superiority of its working oxen.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Red dual-purpose cattle of English origin
  2. A county in southwestern England

Devon Werkheiser

Devon Werkheiser is an actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Devon was born in 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Devon Aoki

Devon Aoki is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Devon was born in 1982 as Devon Edwenna Aoki in New York City, New York, United States.

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Devon Sawa

Devon Sawa is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Devon was born in 1978 as Devon Edward Sawa in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Devon

Devon is an infobox english county. Devon was born in 1977.

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Devon Murray

Devon Murray is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1997 to present. Devon was born in 1988 as Devon Michael Murray in County Kildare, Ireland.

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Devon Michaels

Devon was born in 1976.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Devon

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Alternative Meanings

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

V is for valor, your strength.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nifty, how neat!

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Past life for Devon born Jul 31, 2009

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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