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Meaning and name origin

Devon \d(e)-von\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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.


Devon has 13 variant forms: Devan, Devana, Devanna, Deven, Devenne, Devin, Devona, Devondra, Devonna, Devonne, Devvon, Devyn and Devynn.

For more information, see also the related girl name Devany.

There are 3 masculine forms of Devon: Jevon, Tevon and Trevin.


Devon is a very popular first name for females (#1154 out of 4276, Top 27%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33931 out of 88799, Top 38%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Devon for girls. Devon reached its highest rank of #233 in the U.S. in 1991. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Devon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Devyn, Devon, Devin and Devan. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Devan, Devin, Devon, Devyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Devon, Devyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Devon is also pronounced similarly to Devvin. Other suggested similar baby names are Deon, Deron, Devina and Devony. These names tend to be less commonly used than Devon.