Deanna - Meaning of Deanna
[ 3 syll. dea-(n)na, de-a-nna ] The baby girl name Deanna is pronounced as Diy-AA-Naa- †. Deanna is used chiefly in English, and it is derived from Old English, English-American, and Indoeuropean origins.
Deanna is a spelling variant of the name Deana (English).
Deanna is also a variant of the name Deandrea (English).
Deanna is also a variant of Diana in the English language.
Deanna is also a variant of the name Diane (English, French, and German).
See also the related form, Rheanna (English).
Deanna is a classic favorite. At present it is still a somewhat popular baby name for girls, though to a lesser extent than it was in the past. The name's popularity grew from the 1930s up to the 1970s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 1970 with 0.236% of baby girls being named Deanna. It ranked at #91 then. The baby name has since steeply dropped in popularity. In 2012, its usage was 0.015% and its ranking #916. Among the group of girl names directly related to Deanna, Diana was the most popular. In 2012, it was used 5 times more than Deanna.
Baby names that sound like Deanna include Dahnya, Daiana, Damanee, Damaney, Damani, Damanie, Damany, Damia, Damiane, Damianne, Damien, Damienne, Damyana, Danaë, Danea, Daniah, Dayana, Dayanna, Dayshaughna, and Dayshaughnah.
† Pronunciation for Deanna: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Deanna is Actress Deanna Durbin, born Edna Mae Durbin, December 4, 1921, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.