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What does Devyn mean?

Devyn Pronunciation of Devyn [de-vyn] as a name for boys (also used more widely as girls' name Devyn) is of English origin, and the name Devyn means "bard, poet". Devyn is a version of Devin (Irish, Gaelic): May also possibly mean "young deer". Devyn is also a form of Devon (English).


Devyn has 8 variants: Deavon, Devan, Deven, Deveon, Devinn, Devion, Devonn and Devynn.

2 more relations via Devin, Devon: Dev and Devron.

Creative forms:
(male) Douvyn, Dovyn, ..

(female) Dedon, Deve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Devyn Zaidyn (D.Z.), ..

How popular is Devyn?

Devyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Devyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Devyn entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #585 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is at #1518 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Devin (#261 via latest list), Devon (#558), Devan (#1408), Deven (#1514), Dev (#1541), Devion and Devron are the popular related forms of Devyn (#1518 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Devyn reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #901) and is now much lower (#1350, 78%), with versions such as Devon falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devyn, Dev, Devan, Deven, Devin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devion, Devon, Devron in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Devyn is alike in pronunciation to Daivyan, Daven, Daveon, Davian, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davon, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaun and Devine. Other suggested similar names are Aeryn, Alvyn, Arvyn, Dalyn, Daryn, Davy, Davyd, Dean, Deen, Deion, Dejon, Delon, Delvin, Delvon, Delwyn, Demyan, Den, Denys, Deon, Deonn, Deron, Dervin, Dervon, Derwyn, Deryk, Deryl, Deval, Devlen, Devlin, Devlon, Devlyn, Dexy, Deyn, Deyon, Elvyn, Ervyn, Evyn, Gavyn, Irvyn, Jevvyn, Kelvyn, Kervyn, Kevyn, Melvyn, Mervyn, Stevyn, Teryn, Tevyn and Trevyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Devyn.

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