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