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Dean Meaning


What does Dean mean?

The name Dean is of English origin.

The meaning of Dean is "valley".

Dean is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Dean.

The Given Name Dean

Dean is a form of Dinah. See Dinah for further details.

The landform name Dean, has a wonderfully appealing quality.

This great little boy name has a natural sparkle.

Dean remains a favorite due to its elegant and delightful nature.

Dean falls into the landform name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dean Cain, and Dean Jagger.

Dean Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 173 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,241 occurrences. It ranked 11,589 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 187 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,077 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Dean has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Dean Name Popularity Page.

Dean Related Names

Dean is a form of Dinah.

Variants of the name Dean include Dane, Dene.

The name Deana is a form of Dean.

Famous Deans

  • Dean ~ 2 hurricanes, 3 storms
  • Dean Cain ~ Actor
  • Dean Jagger ~ Actor
  • Dean Martin ~ Actor, Musician
  • Dean Stockwell ~ Actor
  • Dean Thomas ~ Harry Potter character
  • Dean Winters ~ Actor

Dean Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Dean.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Dean Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dean in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dean.

Just for fun, see the name Dean in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dean in Nautical Flags page.