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Meaning and name origin

Devon \d(e)-von\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 variant forms: Deavon, Devan, Deven, Deveon, Devin, Devion, Devonn, Devron and Devyn.

For more information, see also related boy names Jevon, Tevon and Trevin.

There are 2 feminine forms of Devon: Devany and Devin.


Devon is a very popular first name for males (#566 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33931 out of 88799, Top 38%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Devon for boys. Devon reached its highest rank of #117 in the U.S. in 1994. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Devon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Devin (#253), Devon (#528), Trevin, Jevon, Devyn, Devan and Deven. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Devon is also 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 commonly used than Devon.