Meaning and name origin
Deanna \de(an)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced de-ANN-ah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Deanna is "valley; church leader". Place name and occupational name. Variant of Diana and feminine form of Dean. See Dionne. Actress Deanna Durbin.
For more information, see also the related girl name Dena.
Deanna is a very popular first name for females (#261 out of 4276, Top 6%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Deanna for girls. Deanna reached its highest rank of #120 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Deanna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Diana (#297), Dayana (#599), Dena, Deena, Dionne, Deanna, Dean, Deana, Deann and Deanne. (2014 statistics).
Deanna▼ is also pronounced similarly to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Dana▼, Danea, Dania▼, Danna▲, Dannah, Danni, Dannia, Danny, Danya, Dawna, Dayanna, Dayna▼, Deenya, Deionna, Denia, Denna, Denni, Denny, Dhana, Dhanna, Diahna, Dianna▼, Diannah, Dionna, Donna▼, Duana, Duayna, Dwana, Dwayna, Dyana and Dyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Danne, Deanda, Devanna, Diann▼, Dianne▼, Dyann, Dyanne, Jeanna▼, Keanna, Leanna▼, Reanna▼, Seanna and Teanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Deanna.