What does Devon mean?
Devon /de-von/ 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 2 years ago), Devyn, Jevon and Trevin are the popular related forms of Devon (#528 2 years ago) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Devon was more pronounced in 2000 (usage of 0.5127%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.1741%, ▼66%). Devin is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Devon has also become popular as well over time, while Devan, Deven, Devyn and Jevon are now somewhat dated. (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.