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Devon (girl)

What does Devon mean?

Devon Pronunciation of Devon as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Devon) is pronounced DEV-en. It is of Old English origin. Place name: a county in England noted for its beautiful farmland. Devin may be considered a variant.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, england, beautiful


VARIANTS Devan, Devana, Devanna, Deven, Devenne, Devin, Devona, Devondra, Devonna, Devonne, Devvon, Devyn, Devynn


RELATIONS VIA DEVIN Deva, Devinne, Devvin

MASCULINE FORMS Jevon, Tevon, Trevin

(female) Divon, ..

(male) Decon, ..

Devon Lennon (D.L.), ..

How popular is Devon?

Devon is a very prominent first name for women (#1154 out of 4276, Top 27%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Devon was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #233 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Devon appearing in the Top 2000 are Devan, Deven, Devin, Devona and Devyn (#1179 FROM RECENT DATA). These relations of Devon were popular with parents 3 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.2%) and are now much less popular, with forms like Devan becoming less trendy.

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

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

Similar Names

Devon is alike in pronunciation to Daveen, Davine, Davonne, Davynn, Devinne, Devvin and Divine. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aeron, Chevon, Daron, Deann, Debor, Delyn, Demona, Deon, Deona, Deren, Deron, Derron, Deryn, Deva, Devany, Devi, Devina, Devony, Devora, Devra, Devri, Dion, Evon, Ivon, Shevon and Veron. These names tend to be less frequently used than Devon.