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What does Devereux mean?

Devereux Pronunciation of Devereux [de-v-ereux] as a boys' name is of Old French origin. Probably a place name having to do with water "eau", or related to Everard (Old English) "brave, strong boar".

Associated with: water, old, brave, strong.


Devereux has 1 variant: Deveraux.

Related boy name: Deverell.

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Middle name pairings:
Devereux Sullivan (D.S.), ..

How popular is Devereux?

Devereux is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#18982 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Devereux has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Devereux is pronounced similarly to Devereau and Devereaux. Other recommended names are Deforest, Deker, Delorean, Demarcus, Demarkus, Demetrius, Denver, Dereck, Derek, Derell, Derreck, Derrek, Derrel, Derrell, Derren, Derrius, Destrey, Devane, Devaun, Devell, Deven, Deveon, Deveral, Deverel, Devine, Devlen, Devron, Dover, Evreux, Leroux, Peverel and Peverell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Devereux.