US Popularity:1681
Other Origin(s):Irish, French
Meaning:Black; Bard, poet; Divine person
Devon is a gender-neutral baby name of British, Irish, and French origin that's a variant of Devin and is jam-packed with history and breathtaking landscapes. Coming from the Old French devin, it can translate to "divine," making it an adorable choice to match your little one's angelic, celestial demeanor. It can also come from the Irish last names Ó Duibhín or Ó Daimhín. Stemming from the words dubh, meaning "black" or "dark," and damh, meaning "bard” or “poet," Devon can be a great way to celebrate baby's dark or creative side. If your little one has English roots in their family tree, this name derives from the English county Devon, a.k.a. Devonshire, and the British settlers known as the Dumnonii. This Celtic community lived in the heart of Devon, Cornwall, and surrounding areas for several generations. Each area is picturesque and unique, with sandy beaches, rolling hills, and gorgeous valleys. With a name like Devon, baby will never forget their roots.

Famous People Named Devon

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Devon Bostick
  • Devon Murray
  • Devon Travis
    Baseball Player

Devon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Devon is currently #962 on The Bump
Boy:Devon is currently #524 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Devon is currently #712 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Devon is currently #1681 in U.S. births
Boy:Devon is currently #907 in U.S. births
Girl:Devon is currently #3326 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 101
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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