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What does Deana mean?

Deana Pronunciation of Deana [deana] as a girls' name is an Old English and Latin name, and the meaning of Deana is "valley; church leader; divine". Deana is an alternate spelling of Deanna (Old English): place name and occupational name. Deana is also a variant of Dena (Old English). Deana is also used as a variant of Diana (Latin).

Associated with: old english.


Deana has 17 variants: Dayana, Dayanna, Deeana, Deeanna, Deena, Denia, Denna, Denni, Deona, Deonna, Diahna, Dianna, Diannah, Dina, Dinah, Dyana and Dyanna.

23 more different relations via Deanna, Dena, Diana: Danne, Dayann, Deandra, Deane, Deann, Deanne, Dede, Dee, Deeane, Deeann, Dene, Denica, Deondra, Deonne, Dian, Diandra, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne.

Creative forms:
(female) Deada, Deaine, ..

(male) Deada, Deayn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deana Neveah (D.N.), ..

How popular is Deana?

Deana is a very prominent first name for females (#684 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Deana was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #335 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deana outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Dayana (#582 in 2015), Dayanna (#1405), Deandra, Deane, Deann, Deanna (#1198), Deanne, Dede, Dee, Deeann, Deeanna, Deena, Dena, Denna, Deonna, Dian, Diana (#295), Diandra, Diane, Diann, Dianna (#1801), Dianne, Dina (#1459), Dinah, Dyan, Dyann and Dyanne are the popular related forms of Deana. Usage of these forms of Deana was well-received among parents in the 1950s (median #1114) and has become much diminished since (#1812, down 94%), with versions like Deana becoming less in vogue. Dayana is the most chic girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deana, Dayana, Dayanna, Deandra, Deane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deann, Deanna, Deanne, Dede, Dee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deeann, Deeanna, Deena, Dena, Denna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deonna, Dian, Diana, Diandra, Diane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Diann, Dianna, Dianne, Dina, Dinah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dyan, Dyann, Dyanne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Deana is pronounced similarly to Dahna, Dahnya, Dana, Danah, Danaye, Danee, Dannah, Danni, Dannia, Dany, Denae, Denah, Deney, Deni, Denny, Digna, Dinay, Dionna, Dona, Donnay, Donni, Donya, Duana, Duayna and Duena. Other suggested similar names are Bena, Dada, Dafna, Dama, Dane, Deanda, Dejana, Dejanae, Delaina, Delana, Delayna, Delia, Delya, Demanda, Demia, Deon, Deora, Detta, Deva, Devana, Devany, Drina, Duane, Dwan, Dzana, Edana, Eena, Ferna, Giana, Gleana, Jeana, Joana, Keana, Keanna, Keiana, Kena, Leana, Meena, Melana, Nana, Nena, Nenna, Oceana, Reena, Reina, Reyna, Seana, Sena, Teana and Teona. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deana.

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