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.
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- (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. This boy name was at the peak of its popularity in the year 1993 and has become much less popular since, 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)