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What does Dewitt mean?

Dewitt Pronunciation of Dewitt [de-witt] as a boys' name is of Flemish origin, and the meaning of Dewitt is "blond". Early American statesman DeWitt Clinton.

Associated with: blond (white).


Dewitt has 2 variants: Dwight and Witt.

Affiliated boy name: De-.

Creative forms:
(male) Dawitt, Dowitt, ..

(female) Dewitti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dewitt Silas (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dewitt?

Dewitt is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#918 out of 1220, Top 75%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#1268 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dewitt reached its peak rank of #303 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Dwight (#1560 via latest list) is the only other popular alternative form of Dewitt. Adoption of these relations of Dewitt was widespread among parents in the 1950s (usage of 0.11%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.01%, 95%), with versions like Dwight falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dewitt, Dwight in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dewitt and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dewitt is pronounced similarly to Diot. Other recommended names are Averitt, Benett, Britt, Deante, Decio, Deion, Dekota, Deli, Delios, Delius, Delwin, Demitri, Denies, Denis, Dennet, Deonte, Deri, Deric, Derick, Derik, Deriq, Derito, Dermot, Dermott, Derwent, Derwin, Desi, Devin, Devine, Devinn, Devion, Dewain, Dewey, Dewi, Dewie, Dewonn (see Dejuan), Dewuan (see Dejuan), Dezi, Dwire, Emmitt, Everitt, Gelett, Gerritt, Hewett, Hewitt, Hewlett, Hewlitt (see Hewett), Jerett, Jett, Kentt (see Kent), Kitt, Leggitt, Meritt, Merritt, Nesbitt, Pitt, Prewett, Prewitt, Pruitt and Taitt. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dewitt.

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