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Boy Names Starting with De-

De- baby names and what they mean, with 119 results. De- names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1992 (USAGE OF 1.78%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.89%, DOWN 50%), with names such as Deonte becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier baby names here are Declan (#101), Denver (#677), Decker (#977), Desmond (#323) and Deacon (#486), while Deer (TOP 7%) and Deaton (2%) are common De- last names. Here is the list of De- names for girls.

De- names

De- - Deforest | Deiniol - Delling | Delmar - Denholm | Denis - Derell | Derland - Desmond | Destin - Deylin

De- - Deforest

De- and variants

De-, var. Dewitt, Dewayne, Devonte, Devonn, Devaun, Devell, Devaughn, Devante, Devane, Deshay, Deval, Deshawn, Desean, Deroyce, Derelle, Deron, Deonte, Deontae, Deondre, Demond, Demonte, Demauri, Demarr, Demario, Demarcos, Demarcus, Demarco, Demar, Delorean, Delon, Deloran, Deleon, Dejuan, Dejon, Deanthony, Dejohn, Deante, Deangelo1, Deandre1
Derivative of American. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Usage of Deanthony and variants was up 3 decades ago and has become reduced, with Devonte becoming somewhat outmoded.

Deacon and variants

Deacon, var. Dekle, Dekel, Deke1, Deekon, Deakin, Deecon
Based on Greek. "Dusty one; servant; messenger." Deakon is also a moderately common boys' name.

Dean and variants

Dean, var. Deyn, Dene, Deen, Deane
From Old English word. "Valley; church official." Popular as last names, and Dean (TOP 1%) is comparable to common -ean last names Bean (TOP 1%), Wean (35%).


Var. of Andre. From French, Greek languages. "Man, warrior." A familiar boys' name (#697 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Deandre is also found frequently as a first name for men. See also Deandrae.

Deandre3, var. Deandray, Deandrae
From American element. Modern name combining Andre with the .. Widely used, with usage of 0.019% for Deandre and variants as baby names in 2018, though lower than 0.02% a year ago.


Modern name combining Angelo with the .. Popularly used, with usage of 0.012% for Deangelo as a children's name in 2018, higher than 0.01% the previous year.

Dearborn, var. Deerborn, Dearburne, Dearbourn
Source fr. Old English element. "Brook of the deer." Outside Top 2000.

Debonair, var. Debonnaire, Debonnair
Stems fr. French element. "Urbane, nonchalant." Outside Top 2000.

Surname .. Not in popularity charts.

Place name .. Decan and Decgan are creative variations. See also Desean.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Deacon, Dean, Deandre, Deane, Deangelo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Deante, Deanthony, Declan, Dedric, Dedrick

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Dee, Deegan, Deforest, Dejon, Dejuan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Demarco, Demarcus, Demario, Demond, Demonte

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Deondre, Deontae, Deonte, Derek, Deron

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Desean, Deshawn, Devante, Devaughn, Devonte

Top 2000 baby names ranking of De- names: Dewayne, Dewitt

Decimus, var. Decio
From Latin language. "Tenth." Uncommon. Decimus, similar to Delius, Deus, has the -us ending.


Source fr. Irish language. .. The name of an Irish saint .. Adoption of Declan is at its most widespread today.

Var. of Daedalus. Origin fr. Greek element. "Craftsman." Rare, with the -us suffix for Dedalus, like Deus, Delius.

Dietrich and variants

Deke2, Derek, Dedrick1
Forms of Dietrich. Source fr. Old German element. "People's ruler." Dedrick (UPPER 8%), Deke (94%) and Derek (46%) appear often as surnames.

Dedrick and variants

Dedrick2, var. Dedric
Based on Danish, Old German words. "People's ruler." Dedrick and forms peaked in popularity 5 decades ago.


From Scottish language. Place name .. Also used for girls. Dee has faded in favor as a name for boys circa the 1880s.


Var. of Dargan. Based on Irish language. "Black-haired." Deegan became less trendy last year, falling -257 rankings as a birth name to reach #1469. See also Dugan.

Origin fr. Old English element. "Judge's child." Deems, like the similar Denys, occurs more usually as a surname.

Source fr. Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Little lamp." Not in popularity charts.

Deforest and variants

Deforest, var. Defforest
From Middle English language. "Living near the forest." Deforest and Defforest are rare as masculine names, and Deforest exists frequently (TOP 7%) as a last name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for De- names for boys.

1. De- - Deforest
De- [Dewitt, ..], Deacon [Dekle, ..], Dean [Deyn, ..], Andre [Deandre], Deandre [Deandray, ..], Deangelo, Dearborn [Deerborn, ..], Debonair [Debonnaire, ..], Decatur, Deccan, Decimus [Decio], Declan, Daedalus [Dedalus], Dietrich [Deke, ..], Dedrick [Dedric], Dee, Dargan [Deegan], Deems, Deepak, Deforest [Defforest]

Daniel [Deiniol], Dion [Deyon, ..], Deion [Deon], Dejuan [Dewonn, ..], Dekel, Deker [Dekker, ..], Dakota [Dekowta, ..], Dalbert [Delbert, ..], Del, Abdul [Del], Delaney [Delany, ..], Delano, Delbert, Albert [Delbert], Delius [Delos, ..], Dell, Odell [Dell], Udell [Dell], Dallas [Delles], Delling

Delmar [Delmore, ..], Delmon [Delmont, ..], Delphin [Delvin, ..], Delroy [Delron, ..], Dalton [Delton], Delton, Delvin [Delwynn, ..], Demarcus [Demarquiss, ..], Damario [Demario], Demas, Dominic [Demingo, ..], Demetrius [Demitrius, ..], Demos [Demas], Dempsey [Dempsy], Dempster, Damian [Demyan], Denali, Denby [Denny, ..], Denham, Denholm

Denis [Denys], Denley [Denly, ..], Denman, Denmark, Dennis [Deon, ..], Dennison [Dennyson, ..], Denver, Denzel [Denzyl, ..], Deodar, Deon, George [Deorsa], Daquan [Dekwohnne, ..], Darold [Derrold, ..], Derby [Derbie, ..], Darby [Derby], Theodoric [Derrick, ..], Darrick [Derek], Derek [Deryke, ..], Darroch [Derek], Darrel [Deryll, ..]

Derland, Dermot [Dermott], Jeremiah [Dermott, ..], Deron [Derron], Darence [Derrance], Darin [Derrin, ..], Darren [Derron, ..], Darius [Derry, ..], Derry [Derrie], Darryl [Derryl], Darvin [Dervin], Durward [Derward], Darwin [Derwynn, ..], Derwin [Derwynn, ..], Durwin [Derwyn, ..], Des, Deshan [Deshal, ..], Deshawn [Deshon, ..], Desiderio [Dezi, ..], Desmond [Dezmond, ..]

Destin [Deston, ..], Destry [Destrie, ..], Detleff [Detlev, ..], Deus, Dev, Deval [Deven], Deverell [Deverel, ..], Devereux [Deveraux], Devin [Devynn, ..], Devine, Devlin [Devlyn, ..], Devon [Devyn, ..], Duane [Dewayne, ..], Dwayne [Dewayne], Dewey [Dewie, ..], Dewitt, Dontavius [Dewontavius], Dexter [Dexy, ..], Daylon [Deylin]

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