Meaning and Name Origin
Devon \d(e)-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.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Devany.
Devon is a very prominent first name for women (#1154 out of 4276, Top 27%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#33931 out of 88799, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Devon for girls. Devon was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #233 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Devon and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Devon appearing in the Top 1000 are Devan, Devin and Devyn. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 1991 and are now much less popular, with the forms Devan, Devin, Devon and Devyn becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)