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Devon Name Meaning and Origin

Devon Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Defender, poet, warrior

Name Origin


The name Devon means 'defender' in English. It is also associated with poetry and warriors. The name has a strong and protective connotation, often used to symbolize bravery and courage.

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Devon Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Devon is easy to pronounce with a clear emphasis on the first syllable, making it flow smoothly.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Devon create a balanced rhythm, although the emphasis on the first syllable can sometimes disrupt the flow.

Famous People Named Devon

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Devon Aoki

Devon Aoki is a Japanese-American actress and fashion model known for her roles in movies like '2 Fast 2 Furious' and 'Sin City'. She has also walked the runways for top fashion designers.

● Devon Werkheiser

Devon Werkheiser is an American actor and singer best known for his role as Ned Bigby in the Nickelodeon series 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide'. He has also released music albums.

Devon Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Devon

The name Devon does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. However, some may associate it with stereotypes of English masculinity or warrior-like aggression, which could be seen as negative in certain contexts.

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