What does De- mean?
De- /de/ 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.
How popular is De-?
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name De- and related names. Daquan, Dashawn, Davon, Deandre (#619 2 years ago), 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). Other forms, like Dashonn, are uncommon. These relations of De- were popular with parents in 1993 (average #717) and are somewhat less popular today (#977, ▼92%). Deandre is the firm favorite, and versions such as Dashawn, Davon, Deangelo, Demarcus and Deshawn have lost favor. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)