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What does Devan mean?

Devan Pronunciation of Devan [de-van] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Devan) is of English origin. Devan is a version of Devon (English).


Devan has 7 variants: Deavon, Deven, Deveon, Devin, Devion, Devonn and Devyn.

1 more related form via Devon: Devron.

Creative forms:
(male) Denvan, Devano, ..

(female) Dedan, Detan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Devan Omar (D.O.), ..

How popular is Devan?

Devan is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#23940 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Devan entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #367 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #1408 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Devan (#1408 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Deven (#1514 the previous year), Devin (#261), Devion, Devon (#558), Devron and Devyn (#1518). Usage of these relations of Devan was at its peak 2 decades ago (median #744) and has become much less since (#1322, down 79.1%), with versions like Devyn becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devan, Deven, Devin, Devion, Devon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devron, Devyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Devin, Devon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Devan is pronounced similarly to Daivian, Daivyan, Daven, Daveon, Davian, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davon, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaughn, Devaun, Devine, Devinn and Devynn. Other suggested similar names are Aedan, Bevan, Cavan, Dagan, Daran, Dean, Deccan, Declan, Deen, Dejon, Dejuan, Delano, Delavan, Delevan (see Delvin), Delman, Delon, Delvin, Delvon, Demyan, Den, Deon, Dervon, Destan, Dev, Deval, Devante, Devland, Devlen, Devlon, Dewain, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Doan, Dolan, Dowan, Duran, Evan, Fegan, Heman, Iefan, Ieuan, Javan, Jean, Jehan, Jevan, Kegan, Kenan, Kevan, Lavan, Nevan, Regan, Sean, Tegan, Teman, Teran and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Devan.