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Deane (boy)

What does Deane mean?

Deane Pronunciation of Deane [deane] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Deane) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Deane is "valley; church official". Deane is a version of Dean (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, valley.


Deane has 3 variants: Deen, Dene and Deyn.

1 more relation via Dean: Dino.

Creative forms:
(male) Deade, Dearne, ..

(female) Deaani, Deaie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deane Theodore (D.T.), ..

How popular is Deane?

Deane is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#5223 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Deane entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #920 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dean (#204 the previous year) and Dino are the prominent varying forms of Deane ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Deane reached the apex of their popularity in the 1960s (median #656) and are now much less common (#1401, 57.1%), with the version Dino falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deane, Dean, Dino in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Deane is pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dann, Dawayne, Dayne, Dejuan, Den, Deon, Deonn, Dewain, Dewonn, Dewuan, Dion, Doan, Doane, Don, Dowan, Duayne, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane and Dwayne. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Benne, Berne, Blane, Crane, Dace, Dade, Dale, Dana, Danek, Dani, Danie, Dante, Dave, Dawe, Daye, Deandre, Deante, Dee, Deke, Dekle, Delane, Delaney, Delani, Delanie, Delano, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Dennie, Denny, Deonte, Deshane, Devan, Devane, Devine, Drake, Duante, Fane, Gene, Hearne, Herne, Kane, Keane, Keene, Lane, Rene, Renne, Roane and Zane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Deane.

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