Meaning and name origin
De- \de\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 variant forms: 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.
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name De- and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Deandre (#619), Deshawn (#873), Deangelo (#968), Desean, Deron, Devante, Devaughn, Dewitt, Dewayne, Devonte, Deonte, Deondre, Dejuan, Dejon, Deante, Demarco, Demarcus, Demonte, Demond, Demario and Deontae. (2014 statistics).