Devon

Devon - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Devon appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1484. 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 girl name Devon was given to 43 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2141 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 32,866 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Devon peaked in popularity 28 years ago in 1991 on position 233.



Famous with this name

Devon Aoki
Devon Bostick
Devon Graye


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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 Washington at position #1,119 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,593.

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.

Daphne / Devin / Devyn / Davina / Devan / Dafne / Divine / Devona / Daphney / Devany /

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
20122141
20111834
20101832
20091820
20081648
20071419
20061253
20051008
2004851
2003768
2002825
2001829
2000664
1999550
1998506
1997440
1996405
1995315
1994366
1993296
1992299
1991233
1990276
1989400
1988498
1987510
1986493
1985508
1984417
1983391
1982441
1981407
1980336
1979315
1978303
1977548
19761071
19751179
19741342
19731263
19721189
19711257
19701229
19691327
19681268
19671428
19661212
19651329
19641792
19631151
19621728
19612009
19601947
19591905
19581870
19571599
19561986
19551525
19541623
19531492
19521698
19511664
19501463
19481513
19471772
19451484

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington1119
Pennsylvania1131
California1453
New York2324
Texas2593

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 female 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
1991
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Devon
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 32,866
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +43

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