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What does Dee mean?

Dee Pronunciation of Dee [dee] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dee) is of Scottish origin. Place name: a significant river that runs into the North Sea at Aberdeen.

Associated with: scottish, river, sea.


1 feminine form: Jay.

Creative forms:
(male) Do, ee, ..

(female) Dece, Dei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dee Jedidiah (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dee?

Dee is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#978 out of 1220, Top 80%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#5222 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dee reached its apex rank of #323 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dee is alike in pronunciation to Da-, Dai, Daw, Dawe, Day, Daye, De-, Dewey, Dewi, Dewie, Dow and Dowe. Other recommended names are Deen, Deke, Del, Den, Dene, Des, Dev, Dex, Dre, Fee and Lee. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dee.