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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 girls 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 girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Devon
Use of the Name Devon for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
16,383 16,383 14,540 4,623 1,554 611 287
The table below indicates the number of times the name Devon has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Devon first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy 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 girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Devon
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1955  100056
1956    
1957    
1958    
1959    
1960  95463
1961  93766
1962  83982
1963  762101
1964  721114
1965  726105
1966  675121
1967  614149
1968  596162
1969  606167
1970  570200
1971  599191
1972  569198
1973  477271
1974  416352
1975  450312
1976  447304
1977542329371442
1978308759378415
1979317755394408
1980334721393434
1981405550424383
1982435500375460
1983383579276748
1984419508255851
1985503403239973
19864904362251,053
19875074172091,195
19885044421901,435
19893946271781,719
19902789951512,057
19912331,2031322,470
19923019201232,769
19932989151272,725
19943717011173,032
19953138871193,114
19964046501272,899
19974375831193,184
19985045031193,140
19995624461252,994
20006583711332,965
20018002941472,717
20028342781602,378
20037613241602,498
20048432871752,288
Totals:  16,383 54,760

During the last 125 years, parents have used Devon as a girl's name about 23% of the time and more frequently (about 76% of the time) as a boy'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 girl names only 28 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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Girl Name Devon