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De- (girl)

What does De- mean?

De- [de] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name De-) is pronounced de. It is of American origin. Combination of the De- prefix with various name endings. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second syllable. See also Da-.

Associated with: combination (blend).


De- has 23 variants: Deangela, Dejana, Delana, Delandra, Delara, Delaree, Deleena, Delena, Delicia, Delina, Delinda, Delisa, Deloise, Delyn, Delynden, Delyse, Demeisha, Deneisha, Denell, Denesha, Denisha, Denita and Deshay.

7 masculine forms: Da-, Deandre, Deangelo, Dejuan, Demarcus, Deron and Deshawn.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Deloise, Denesha, Denisha, Denita, Delisa, Delinda, Delena, Delicia, Delina and Delana are the prominent variation forms of De- (not in Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of De- was widespread among parents in 1994 (average #1845), but now, the form Denisha has gone out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delana, Delena, Delicia, Delina, Delinda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delisa, Deloise, Denesha, Denisha, Denita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of De- and related baby names outside U.S.