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What does Devon mean?

Devon Pronunciation of Devon as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Devon) is pronounced DEV-en. It is of English origin. Place name: Devon is a county in England, noted for its beautiful farmland. Several American towns have been named after it.


ASSOCIATED WITH england, beautiful (handsome)


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

SEE ALSO Jevon, Tevon, Trevin


(male) Decon, ..

(female) Dedan, ..

Devon Vivaan (D.V.), ..

How popular is Devon?

Devon is a very popular first name for men (#566 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Devon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #117 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #667. (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?

Devan (#1788 VIA LATEST LIST), Deven, Devin (#335), Devion, Devron, Devyn (#1736), Jevon, Tevon and Trevin are the popular related forms of Devon (#667) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Devon was more pronounced in 1995 (USAGE OF 0.57%) and is now much diminished (USAGE 0.09%, 85%), with versions like Trevin becoming less trendy.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Devon is pronounced similarly to Daven, Daveon, Davian, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davon, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaun, Devine, Devinn and Devynn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arvon, Avon, Bevon, Daemon, Dagon, Dajon, Deacon, Dean, Deecon, Deion, Dejohn, Dejon, Delon, Delron, Delton, Delvin, Delvon, Demond, Demos, Den, Deon, Deron, Derron, Dervin, Dervon, Deston, Dev, Devlon, Devlyn, Dewonn (see Dejuan), Dexton, Deyn, Deyon, Dilon, Dixon, Don, Donevon (see Donovan), Dylon, Geron, Ivon, Javon, Jevon, Keon, Keveon, Kevion, Kevon, Lavon, Ledon, Leon, Leron, Levon, Navon, Nevon, Seton, Tavon, Tevon, Trevon and Yvon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Devon.