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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

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Origin and Meaning of Dewi

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  • According to a user from Indonesia, the name Dewi is of Unknown origin and means "Goddess, queen".

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Cognate with English David. An older variant of Dafydd.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Dewi

Dewi Sukarno is a businesswoman, socialite, television personality, and philanthropist. Dewi was given the name Naoko Nemoto; 根本七保子 on February 6th, 1940 in Tokyo.


Dewi Zephaniah Phillips was a philosopher. Dewi was born on November 24th, 1934 in Swansea, Wales, UK. He breathed his last breath on July 25th, 2006.


Dewi Persik is a dangdut musician. Dewi was given the name Dewi Muria Agung on December 16th, 1985 in Jember Regency.


Dewi was born on December 4th, 1884 in Cicalengka, Dutch East Indies. She left this life on September 11th, 1947.


Dewi Lestari Simangunsong is a singer and writer. Dewi was born on January 20th, 1976 in Bandung, Indonesia. Dewi is also known as Dee Lestari.


Dewi Sandra is a pop music, contemporary r&b, jazz, and dance-pop singing, dance, actor, and model (people). She was most active from 1996 to present. Dewi was given the name Dewi Sandra Killick on April 3rd, 1980.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dewi

Sandra Dewi is an actress and model. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Sandra was given the name Monica Nicholle Sandra Dewi Gunawan Basri on August 8th, 1983 in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka, Indonesia.


Chitra Dewi was an actress. Chitra was born on January 26th, 1934. She breathed her last breath on October 28th, 2008.


Nicky Astria is a rock music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1985. Nicky was given the name Nastiti Karja Dewi on October 18th, 1967 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Nicky is also known as Nicky Astria, Dewi, and Nastiti Karja.


Nia Dinata is a director, producer, and screenwriter. She was most active from 1998 to present. Nia was given the name Nurkurniati Aisyah Dewi on March 4th, 1970 in Djakarta, Indonesia.


Novita Dewi is a pop music, rock music, and gospel music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Novita was given the name Novita Dewi Marpaung on November 15th, 1978 in Jakarta. Novita is also known as Dewi Marpaung and Dewi Marfa.


She was most active from 1550 to 1568. Atula was born as the child of Mingyi Nyo and Yadana Dewi of Toungoo in Taungoo. She passed away on June 15th, 1568.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dewi U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 94.12% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dewi

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dewi

  • How Popular is the name Dewi? Dewi is the 83,732nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dewi was the 158,432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dewi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Dewi in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dewi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dewi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dewi is Wednesday, April 10th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Dewi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dewi was in 1977 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dewi: Your name in reverse order is Iwed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eidw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dewi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 102 people with the last name Dewi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dewi? Dewi 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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