Devon

Devon - A very unique male name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Devon appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1598. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Devon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Devon? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Devon. The baby boy name Devon was given to 698 baby boys in 2012, ranking #396 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,351 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Devon peaked in popularity 25 years ago in 1994 on position 117.



Famous with this name

Devon Aoki
Devon Sawa
Devon Bostick


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Devon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Devon is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #202 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #752.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Devon is where you live.


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Devon origin and meaning

Devon is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Devon, pop culture references for the name Devon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Devon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Devon, sorted by popularity.

Devin / Devan / Davon / Davion / Deven / Davin / Devyn / Davian / Daveon / Devion /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012396
2011350
2010314
2009276
2008243
2007209
2006196
2005190
2004175
2003160
2002160
2001146
2000133
1999125
1998119
1997118
1996127
1995119
1994117
1993127
1992123
1991132
1990151
1989178
1988190
1987206
1986223
1985239
1984255
1983275
1982385
1981422
1980393
1979402
1978379
1977370
1976463
1975445
1974426
1973485
1972577
1971593
1970598
1969624
1968580
1967646
1966738
1965755
1964760
1963761
1962870
19611049
19601055
19591075
19581150
19571489
19561061
19551079
19541043
19531324
19521338
19511452
19501254
19491162
19471351
1945901
19441115
19431329
19421325
19411108
19401223
19391332
19381037
19351153
19341564
19331314
19321276
19311141
19301338
19291431
19281596
19271216
19261332
19251380
19241468
19231396
19221627
19211439
19201168
19191442
19181264
19161598

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota202
Delaware205
New Mexico251
Idaho254
Missouri270
Wisconsin296
Florida303
Illinois303
West Virginia310
Indiana310
Oklahoma323
Ohio328
Michigan331
Pennsylvania334
Massachusetts345
Colorado350
Connecticut365
Washington372
New York396
New Jersey399
Tennessee402
Minnesota406
Kansas408
North Carolina409
Virginia447
Alabama448
Arizona451
Georgia461
Maryland465
Iowa465
Oregon471
Nevada478
South Carolina494
Arkansas494
Louisiana503
Kentucky521
California526
Texas588
Utah752

Even more about Devon


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Devon a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Devon?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1994
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Devon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,351
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
2012 births +698

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