Dean (Given name)
Dean is a name for boys. The origin of the name is English. On our website 8 people with the name Dean rated their name with 4 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Dean is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 287. A nickname for Dean is "Deano".
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Meaning of Dean
The meaning of Dean is: "From a surname derived from the Old English 'denu', meaning valley. Famous bearers: American actor and singer Dean Martin, American statesman Dean Acheson.".
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Dean♂ 69 years old 22-10-2012
Which came first- the name Dean or say Dean of College?
Dean♂ 54 years old 30-04-2013
It's irksome that some sources say that "Dean" is from the Latin root for deacon. Such erroneous sources are based on the fact that the two words are homonyms, not on their true history.