US Popularity:294
Meaning:Valley; Church official
Dean is a boy’s name of English origin. The Old English meaning of “valley” comes from the Middle English dene, signifying someone who lived in a valley. Journeying through life with his own ups and downs, Dean can enjoy the beauty in both the peaks and valleys along the way. Also given to someone who acted as a church official in times gone passed, today, this title is recognized among college and university faculty. Leading similarly through knowledge and compassion, baby Dean may find inspiration in the honorable title.

Famous People Named Dean

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  • James Dean

Dean Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dean is currently #491 on The Bump
Boy:Dean is currently #136 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dean is currently #294 in U.S. births
Boy:Dean is currently #106 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
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from 2022
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