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Dewey Meaning


What does Dewey mean?

The name Dewey is of English origin.

The meaning of Dewey is "place name, filled with dew".

It is also of Welsh origin, where its meaning is "beloved".

Dewey is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced De-wey.

The Given Name Dewey

Dewey is a form of David. See David for further details.

Dewey appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This great little boy name has a natural distinction.

Dewey is also great as a middle name.

Dewey falls into the name categories classic, place, water.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dewey McDonald.

Dewey Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,988 in baby name popularity for boys with 26 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,790 in baby name popularity for boys with 28 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Dewey Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dewey has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dewey to other names.

Dewey Related Names

Dewey is a form of David.

Famous Deweys

  • Dewey McDonald ~ Football Player

Dewey Numerology

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

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Dewey.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Dewey Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dewey.

Just for fun, see the name Dewey 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 Dewey in Nautical Flags page.