What does Deonna mean?
Deonna /de-on-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Deonna is "valley; church leader". Deonna is a version, with the prefix Deo-, of Deanna (Old English): place name and occupational name.
How popular is Deonna?
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)
Prominent alternative forms of Deonna (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 are Dayana (#599 in 2014), Deena, Deanne, Deann, Deana and Deanna. Variants like Deondra are seldom used. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5055%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0668%, down 86.8%), with the versions Deanna, Deana, Deann, Deanne and Deena falling out of fashion. Dayana (#599) is the most fashionable birth name in this list, and there is also a rebound in baby name popularity for this name. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Deonna and associated names. (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.