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Dee (girl)

What does Dee mean?

Dee Pronunciation of Dee as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Dee) is pronounced dee. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Dee is "swarthy". Short form of names beginning with the letter D. Also form of Danae. Also form of Deirdre. Also form of Delicia. Also form of Diana.



VARIANTS Dede, Dedie, Deedee, Deeann, Didi




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How popular is Dee?

Dee is a very prominent first name for females (#698 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5222 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Dee reached its highest position of #430 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Danae, Dede, Deeann, Deedee, Deirdre, Delicia, Diana (#184 A YEAR AGO) and Jay are the prominent related forms of Dee. These forms of Dee were favored by parents in the 1950s (ADOPTION OF 0.5%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 79.4% LESS), with versions like Dee becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dee, Danae, Dede, Deeann, Deedee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deirdre, Delicia, Diana, Jay in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dee is pronounced similarly to Da-, Dai, Day, Daya, De-, Dea, Di and Doe. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bee, Cee, Deb, Del, Dene, Fee, Lee and Ree. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dee.

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