Dean m

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Male Male Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Dean f for the female version.

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname

1) From a place name, Old English denu, Middle English dene = 'valley' [1]

2) Old English dean = 'dean, ecclesiastical supervisor' (Latin decanus) [1] [2]

Related Names

Dean
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish

For female forms see Deanna

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dean
Genitive: Deans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dean
Genitive: Deanin
Partitive: Deaniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dean
Genitive: Deans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dean
Genitive: Deans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[3]
0 n.a. 297 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[4]
2 7 216 414
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 63 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 2 n.a. 201
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as male name

Recent statistics trend[4][3][5][6]:Name statistics for Dean(m)

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

Sources: [4] [3] [5] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi