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What does Devan mean?

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) with the suffix -an.


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

Devan has 1 more related form via Devon: Devron.

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

(female) Dedan, Devanae, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Devan for boys. 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 #1210 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent varying forms of Devan (#1210 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Deven (#1261 the previous year), Devin (#253), Devion, Devon (#528), Devron and Devyn (#1267). Usage of these relations of Devan was at its peak 2 decades ago (median #744) and has become much less since (#1217, down 77.2%), with versions like Devon 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.