What does Devon mean?
Devon /de-von/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Devon) is pronounced DEV-en. It is of English origin. Place name: Devon is a county in England, noted for its beautiful farmland. Several American towns have been named after it.
How popular is Devon?
Devon is a very popular first name for men (#566 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Devon for boys. Devon was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #117 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #528. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Devon and related names. Devan, Deven, Devin (#253 a year ago), Devyn, Jevon and Trevin are the popular related forms of Devon (#528 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread in 2000 (usage of 0.5127%) and is now much less (usage 0.1741%, down 66%), with the versions Devan, Deven, Devyn and Jevon becoming less trendy. Devin (#253) and Devon (#528) are two of the more chic baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Devon▲ is pronounced similarly to Daven, Daveon, Davin▼, Davion▼, Davon▼, Davonn, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaun, Devine, Devinn and Devynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Bevon, Deion▼, Dejon, Delon, Delvon, Deon▼, Deron▼, Dervon, Devlon, Deyon, Kevon▼, Levon and Nevon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Devon.