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What does Devan mean?

Devan Pronunciation of Devan as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Devan) is of English origin. Devan is a version of Devon (English).



VARIANTS Devyn, Devonn, Devion, Devin, Deveon, Deven, Deavon


(male) Denvan, ..

(female) Dedan, ..

Devan Adriel (D.A.), ..

How popular is Devan?

Devan is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#23940 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Devan entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #367 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #1788 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Devan (#1788 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) rated in the Top 2000 are Deven, Devin (#335), Devion, Devon (#667), Devron and Devyn (#1736). Usage of these relations of Devan was at its peak 2 decades ago (MEDIAN #744) and has become much less since (#1503, DOWN 84.7%), with versions like Devyn becoming less in vogue.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Devan is pronounced similarly to Daivian, Daivyan, Daveon, Davian, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davon, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaun, Deven, Deveon, Devin, Devine, Devinn, Devion, Devon, Devonn, Devyn and Devynn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aedan, Alvan, Bevan, Dalan, Daman, Dean, Deane, Declan, Deion, Dejuan, Delani, Delany, Delavan, Delevan (see Delvin), Delvon, Demas, Dervin, Dervon, Desean, Deshan, Deval, Devland, Devlen, Devlin, Devron, Dewain, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Deyn, Doan, Dolan, Dowan, Duran, Evan, Heman, Iefan, Ieuan, Javan, Jean, Jehan, Jevan, Kavan, Kegan, Kevan, Lavan, Nevan, Regan, Sean, Tegan, Teran and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Devan.