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What does Deon mean?

Deon Pronunciation of Deon [de-on] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Deon). Variant of Dion.

Affiliated boy names: Keon, Deion and Dennis.


5 relations via Dion: Deion, Deonn, Deonys, Deyon and Dionte.

Creative forms:
(male) Deno, Douon, ..

(female) Dein, Deoni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deon Dominic (D.D.), ..

How popular is Deon?

Deon is a somewhat popular first name for males (#909 out of 1220, Top 74%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#29390 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Deon was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #473 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #1010 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Deion (#1392 from current records), Dennis (#496), Dion (#1279), Dionte and Keon (#1304) are the prominent related forms of Deon (#1010 from current records) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Deonn, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Deon was more pronounced among parents in the 1950s (adoption of 1%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.1%, 94% less).

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

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

Similar Names

Deon is alike in pronunciation to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dayne, Dean, Deane, Deen, Dejuan, Den, Dene, Dewain, Dewonn, Dewuan, Deyn, Doan, Doane, Don, Donn, Donne, Dowan, Duane, Dunn and Dwain. Other recommended names are Aeron, Aeson, Aron, Dagon, Dameon, Danon, Davon, Dee, Deekon, Dejon, Del, Delmon, Delon, Delos, Demond, Denny, Deonte, Deron, Derron, Deston, Deus, Dev, Devlon, Devon, Devonn, Dex, Dezi, Dilon, Dod, Dom, Doron, Dov, Edon, Egon, Eion, Ekon, Eon, Geron, Ilon, Ion, Jevon, Jon, Leon, Leron, Lyon, Ryon, Seton, Sion, Theon and Von. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deon.