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pinWhat does De- mean?

De- /de/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name De-) is pronounced de. It is of American origin. Combination of the De- prefix with various endings. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second syllable. These given names follow the French style of aristocratic surnames using the prefix de-. Capitalizing the second syllable is optional; names of this type appear both ways in contemporary usage. See also Da-.


De- has 39 variants: Deandre, Deangelo, Deante, Deanthony, Dejohn, Dejon, Dejuan, Deleon, Delon, Deloran, Delorean, Demar, Demarco, Demarcos, Demarcus, Demario, Demarr, Demauri, Demond, Demonte, Deondre, Deontae, Deonte, Derelle, Deron, Deroyce, Desean, Deshawn, Deshay, Deval, Devane, Devante, Devaughn, Devaun, Devell, Devonn, Devonte, Dewayne and Dewitt.

De- has 24 more related forms via Da-: D'Amante, D'Amico, D'Andre, D'Angelo, Dajohn, Dajon, Dajuan, Damar, Damarco, Damario, Damarko, Damone, Damont, Damonte, Daquan, Dasean, Dashae, Dashaun, Dashawn, Dashonn, Davar, Davaughn, Davon and Dawayne.

De- has 2 feminine forms: Da- and Delicia.

pinHow popular is De-?

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name De- and related names. Daquan, Dashawn, Davon, Deandre (#619 in 2014), Deangelo (#968), Deante, Dejon, Dejuan, Demarco, Demarcus, Demario, Demond, Demonte, Deondre, Deontae, Deonte, Deron, Desean, Deshawn (#873), Devante, Devaughn, Devonte, Dewayne and Dewitt are the prominent related forms of De- (not in Top 1000). Forms like Dashonn are uncommon. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in 1993 (usage of 0.2827%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0225%, 92%), with forms such as Dashawn, Davon, Deangelo, Demarcus and Deshawn becoming somewhat outmoded. Deandre (#619) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Daquan, Dashawn, Davon, Deandre, Deangelo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deante, Dejon, Dejuan, Demarco, Demarcus in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Demario, Demond, Demonte, Deondre, Deontae in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deonte, Deron, Desean, Deshawn, Devante in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Devaughn, Devonte, Dewayne, Dewitt in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

De- is alike in pronunciation to Dai, Daw, Day, Dee, Dewi and Dow. Other suggested similar baby names are Del, Den, Des, Dev, Dex, Je- and Le-.