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What does Deion mean?

Deion Pronunciation of Deion [deion] as a boys' name is pronounced DEE-ahn. It is of American origin. Variant of Dion, from Dionysius. Football player Deion Sanders.


Deion has 1 variant: Deon.

6 more different relations via Dion, Dionysius: Deonn, Deonys, Deyon, Dion, Dionio and Dionte.

Creative forms:
(male) Deine, Deton, ..

(female) Deine, Deiona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deion Ephraim (D.E.), ..

How popular is Deion?

Deion is a rare first name for males. Deion is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Deion was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #410 in the U.S. in 1996, and is currently at #1392. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Deion (#1392 last year) are Deon (#1010 last year), Dion (#1279) and Dionte. Other forms, like Deyon, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Deion was common among parents in 1995 (median #588) and has become significantly less since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deion, Deon, Dion, Dionte in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Deion is alike in pronunciation to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dann, Dean, Deane, Deen, Dejuan, Den, Dene, Dewain, Dewonn, Dewuan, Deyn, Doan, Don, Donn, Dowan, Dunn and Dwain. Other recommended names are Aeron, Aeson, Bevon, Brion, Daemon, Dagon, Dajon, Dalon, Damion, Damon, Danon, Darion, Daron, Davon, Deacon, Deavon, Deecon, Dejon, Deleon, Delios, Delon, Delos, Denison, Deron, Dervon, Deston, Deven, Deveon, Devion, Devlon, Devon, Devonn, Devron, Devyn, Dexton, Dixon, Dorion, Doron, Dylon, Dyson, Eion, Evion, Geron, Jeron, Keiron, Keon, Kevion, Leon, Levon, Lion, Orion, Seton, Tevon, Zenon and Zion. These names tend to be more commonly used than Deion.