What does Devon mean?
Devon [de-von] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Devon) is pronounced DEV-en. It is of Old English origin. Place name: a county in England noted for its beautiful farmland. Devin may be considered a variant.
Affiliated girl name: Devany.Creative forms:
(female) Divon, Dovon, ..
(male) Decon, Deton, .. Middle name pairings:
Devon Jazmin (D.J.), ..
How popular is Devon?
Devon is a very prominent first name for women (#1154 out of 4276, Top 27%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Devon was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #233 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Devon appearing in the Top 2000 are Devan, Deven, Devin (#1865 from recent data), Devona and Devyn (#1026). These relations of Devon were popular with parents 2 decades ago (usage of 0.1%) and are now much less popular, with forms like Devan becoming less trendy. Devyn is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this list.
Devon▼ is alike in pronunciation to Daveen, Davine, Davonne, Davynn and Divine. Other suggested similar names are Aeron, Chevon, Daron, Deann▼, Debor, Delyn, Demona, Deon, Deona, Deren, Deron, Derron, Deryn, Devi, Devina, Devony, Devora, Devra, Devri, Dion, Evon, Ivon, Shevon and Veron. These names tend to be less frequently used than Devon.See names in meaning and etymology.