Meaning and Name Origin
Deonna \de(on)-na\ as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Deonna is "valley; church leader". Deonna is a derivative of Deanna (Old English): place name and occupational name. Scarcely used as a name for girls.
Deonna is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3442 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Deonna and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Deonna (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Dayana (#599 in 2014), Deena, Deanne, Deann, Deana and Deanna. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1960-1969 and has become much lower since, with the versions Deanna, Deena, Deanne, Deana and Deann falling out of fashion. Dayana (#599) is the most fashionable birth name in this list, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Deonna is alike in pronunciation to Danna▲, Deenya, Deionna, Dena▼, Denia, Denna, Denni, Denny, Dhanna, Dianna▼, Diona, Dionna, Dona▼, Donia, Donna▼, Donnay, Donni, Donny, Donya and Dyanna. Other recommended similar baby names are Deon, Devonna, Dionne▼, Geonna, Keonna and Teonna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deonna.