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.
(male) Decon, Deton, ..
(female) Devonda, Devonni, ..
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. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Devon for boys. Devon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #117 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #528. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Devon and related names. Devan (#1210 via latest list), Deven (#1261), Devin (#253), Devion, Devron, Devyn (#1267), Jevon, Tevon and Trevin (#1747) are the popular related forms of Devon (#528 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Devon was more pronounced in 1995 (usage of 0.57%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.13%, ▼76.9%), with versions like Devin becoming less trendy.
Devon▼ is pronounced similarly to Daven, Daveon, Davian▲, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davon▼, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaun, Devine, Devinn and Devynn. Other suggested similar names are Arvon, Avon, Bevon, Bevvon (see Bevan), Daemon, Dagon, Dajon, Deacon▲, Dean, Deecon, Deion▼, Dejohn, Dejon, Delon, Delron, Delton, Delvin, Delvon, Demond▼, Demos, Den, Deon, Deonn, Deron, Derron, Dervin, Dervon, Deston, Dev, Devlon, Devlyn, Dewonn (see Dejuan), Dexton, Deyn, Deyon, Dilon, Dixon, Don▼, Donevon (see Donovan), Dylon▼, Geron, Ivon, Javon, Keon, Keveon, Kevion, Kevon▼, Lavon, Ledon, Leon▼, Leron, Levon, Navon, Nevon, Seton, Tavon, Trevon▼ and Yvon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Devon.