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The name Dean is of English origin, and means valley.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dean has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dean
Use of the Name Dean for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
156,243 95,956 19,700 7,453 3,562 1,416 734
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dean has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dean
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880488149794
188140118  
18826639  
188353512  
1884529139496
188558511  
188647815  
18876439  
188858412  
188939021  
189035225  
189133426  
189239623  
189348215  
189434128  
18954412094212
189650717  
189728441  
189836528  
189936525  
190030747  
190131432  
190230240  
190337127  
190439128  
190531142  
190633638  
190734140  
19083464394718
190935444  
191034653  
191127093  
1912252198  
1913252224  
1914232336  
1915225454  
1916215505  
1917203559  
1918189668  
1919181720  
1920180791  
1921169873  
1922157983  
19231521,01599357
19241451,146  
19251401,19499057
19261391,248  
19271331,33089170
19281361,28595661
19291321,28685070
19301291,35691164
19311271,34193455
19321231,41276079
19331281,30986061
19341181,47793954
19351201,435  
19361251,33091156
19371271,31398451
19381291,339  
19391341,295  
19401431,219  
19411431,293  
19421531,281  
19431421,502  
19441331,574  
19451391,573  
19461321,880  
19471401,989  
19481431,907  
19491292,102  
19501202,336  
19511052,883  
19521033,146  
19531053,106  
19541093,165  
19551113,080  
1956993,715  
1957934,366  
1958974,282  
1959954,433  
1960944,508  
1961844,924  
1962864,656  
1963864,612  
1964854,508  
1965884,091  
1966844,041  
1967783,915  
1968783,798  
1969893,448  
19701122,936  
19711372,240  
19721551,682  
19731681,411  
19741841,221  
19752101,024  
1976229886  
1977239868  
1978263766  
1979250845  
1980267816  
1981279740  
1982272769  
1983277746  
1984275759  
1985266800  
1986264837  
1987264819  
1988271856  
1989276892  
1990286893  
1991314819  
1992315836  
1993317834  
1994314831  
1995333766  
1996312842  
1997326802  
1998346768  
1999365713  
2000376694  
2001355741  
2002372711  
2003381682  
2004374734  
Totals:  156,243 775

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dean as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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