Quick Facts on Deven
- American, Irish
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Etymology & Historical Origin - Deven
Deven is a variant spelling of Devin, a name with several potential etymologies. First, Devin is an Irish name derived from the Gaelic surname “Ó Damháin” – a descendent of Damhán, a personal nickname meaning “fawn” (perhaps indicating a gentle nature). Secondly, the name could have developed from the Celtic “dán” meaning “gift” or “dána” meaning “intrepid, fearless”. Thirdly, the name came to Ireland via the Normans and carried with it an Old French origin meaning “divine, perfect, godlike”. In medieval France, Devin was given as a byname to the highest of kings, as a title conveying a sense of perfection and excellence. In any case, Devin is mainly considered an Irish/Gaelic name used for both males and females and mainly in the United States. The spelling of Deven, however, is considered masculine.
Popularity of the Name Deven
Deven first appeared on the American naming charts in 1983 likely inspired by the growing popularity of Devin as a boy’s name. Devan, Devon and Devyn are other possible spellings. After he surfaced on the charts, Deven did ok for a while mostly mirroring the popularity of Devin. Today both names are trending backwards.
Popularity of the Boy Name Deven
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Deven
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Deven
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Popular Songs on Deven
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Children's Books on the Baby Name Deven
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Famous People Named Deven
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Children of Famous People Named Deven
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Deven - Boy Baby Name - Historic Figures
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Personality of the Boy Name Deven
The number Five personality loves the excitement of life and can easily adapt to all situations. As natural adventurers, these personalities thrive on the new and unexpected and prefer to be in constant motion. It makes them feel alive. They'll stir up some action if there's not enough around, and as inherent risk-takers they enjoy pushing the envelope. Naturally rebellious, the Five personality has no fear and never resists change. Traveling and new experiences feed their souls. Fives are very social and attract friends with ease. People love to be around the Five fun-loving and exciting energy. This is also a lucky number in numerology (like the Threes), so fortune seems to shine on them, helped along by their own optimism and good-nature. Fives have a quick wit, a cerebral mind, and are generally very persuasive.
Variations of the Baby Name - Deven