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The name Devon is of English origin, and is derived from the name of a county in England.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Devon 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 Devon
Use of the Name Devon for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
54,760 54,760 50,481 28,177 12,846 4,786 2,288
The table below indicates the number of times the name Devon has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Devon first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1955, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Devon
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1955100056  
1956    
1957    
1958    
1959    
196095463  
196193766  
196283982  
1963762101  
1964721114  
1965726105  
1966675121  
1967614149  
1968596162  
1969606167  
1970570200  
1971599191  
1972569198  
1973477271  
1974416352  
1975450312  
1976447304  
1977371442542329
1978378415308759
1979394408317755
1980393434334721
1981424383405550
1982375460435500
1983276748383579
1984255851419508
1985239973503403
19862251,053490436
19872091,195507417
19881901,435504442
19891781,719394627
19901512,057278995
19911322,4702331,203
19921232,769301920
19931272,725298915
19941173,032371701
19951193,114313887
19961272,899404650
19971193,184437583
19981193,140504503
19991252,994562446
20001332,965658371
20011472,717800294
20021602,378834278
20031602,498761324
20041752,288843287
Totals:  54,760 16,383

During the last 125 years, parents have used Devon as a boy's name about 76% of the time and less frequently (about 23% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Devon appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 46 times during the last 125 years.

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


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