What does Decatur mean?
Decatur [de-catur] as a boys' name. Surname. There is a process called "decating" in the manufacture of cloth. Deca- in Greek means "ten", but might also mean "pure". Stephen Decatur was an early 19th-century naval hero. There are several American towns named for him.
(male) Decadar, Detur, ..
(female) Decatha, .. Middle name pairings:
Decatur Stanley (D.S.), ..
How popular is Decatur?
Decatur is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#25926 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Decatur has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Decimus, Decker, Dedalus, Demar, Demarr, Demauri, Devaun, Dexter▲ and Donatus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Decatur.