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pinWhat does Dee mean?

Dee /dee/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Dee) is pronounced dee. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Dee is "swarthy". Short form of names beginning with the letter D.


Dee has 5 variants: Dede, Dedie, Deeann, Deedee and Didi.

Related girl names: Jay, Danae, Deirdre, Delicia and Diana.

Kreatif forms: Deedo, Deeta. [more]

pinHow popular is Dee?

Dee is a very prominent first name for females (#698 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5222 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name history of Dee for girls. Dee reached its highest position of #458 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dee name in U.S.

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

Danae, Deedee, Deirdre and Diana (#297 a year ago) are the prominent related forms of Dee. These forms of Dee were favored by parents during the years 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.46%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.14%, 69.5% less), with the versions Dee and Deirdre becoming less stylish. Diana is the most chic name for newborns in this list.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dee, Danae, Deedee, Deirdre, Diana in U.S.

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

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Dee is pronounced similarly to Da-, Dai, Day, Daya, De-, Dea, Di and Doe. Other recommended similar baby names are Bee, Cee, Deb, Del, Dene, Fee, Lee and Ree. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dee.