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Meaning and Name Origin

Devan \d(e)-van\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Devan) is of English origin. Devan is a derivative of Devon (English); place name: Devon is a county in England, noted for its beautiful farmland. Also suitable as a girls' name. Fairly unique as a given name.


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

Devan has 1 more related form via Devon: Devron.


Devan is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#30523 out of 88799, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Devan for boys. Devan entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #367 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Devan name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Devan and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Devan rated in the Top 1000 are Deven, Devin (#253 the previous year), Devon (#528) and Devyn. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in the year 1999 and has become much less since, with the versions Devan, Deven and Devyn becoming less in vogue. Devin (#253) and Devon (#528) are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names here. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Devan, Deven, Devin, Devon, Devyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Devan is pronounced similarly to Daven, Davian, Davin, Davon, Davyan, Davyn, Devane, Devaun, Devine, Devinn and Devynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Bevan, Dean, Deval, Jevan, Kevan, Nevan and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Devan.