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Devon (girl)

What does Devon mean?

Devon Pronunciation of Devon [de-von] as a girls' name 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.

Associated with: old english, england, beautiful.


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

Affiliated girl name: Devany.

Devon has 3 more relations via Devin: Deva, Devinne and Devvin.

Devon has 3 masculine forms: Jevon, Tevon and Trevin.

Creative forms:
(female) Divon, ..

(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 last name for both adults and children (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Devon entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #233 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devon name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Devyn (#1026 from current records), Devin (#1865), Deven, Devona and Devan are the popular variation forms of Devon rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Devon was widespread in 1991 (median #956) and has become significantly diminished since, with forms like Devan falling out of fashion. Devyn is the most contemporarily stylish girl name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devon, Devan, Deven, Devin, Devona, Devyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Devon is alike in pronunciation to Daveen, Davine, Davonne, Davynn, Devinne, Devvin and Divine. Other suggested similar names are Aeron, Chevon, Daron, Deann, Debor, Delyn, Demona, Deon, Deona, Deren, Deron, Derron, Deryn, Deva, Devany, Devi, Devina, Devony, Devora, Devra, Devri, Dion, Evon, Ivon, Shevon and Veron. These names tend to be less frequently used than Devon.

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