The given name Devon is a transferred use of an English surname, that derived from the place name Devon County in southwest England. The place name originates from the name of the Celtic tribe Dumnonii.
Devon means “deep valley dwellers” (from Celtic “devnent”), but also “defender”.
The name Devon is ranked #5189 overall.
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Last updated: 4/13/2022
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