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pinWhat 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.


Devon has 9 variants: Deavon, Devan, Deven, Deveon, Devin, Devion, Devonn, Devron and Devyn.

Affiliated boy names: Jevon, Tevon and Trevin.

Devon has 2 feminine forms: Devany and Devin.

Kreatif forms: Deton. [more]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jevon, Trevin in U.S.

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

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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.