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Deana - Meaning of Deana

What does Deana mean?

[ 3 syll. dea-na, de-ana ] The baby girl name Deana is pronounced as Diy-AEN-aa- †. Deana's language of origin is Old English and Indoeuropean. It is predominantly used in English. From Old English roots, its meaning is 'dean; valley'. It is derived from dean ; decanus which means 'dean' ; denu 'valley'. The name was popularized by the actress Deanna Durbin (1921-), whose stage name was an anagram of her birth name Edna.

In addition, Deana is a form of Diana in the English language.

Deana is also a form of the English, French, and German Diane.

Deana is the feminine form of the English and German Dean.

Forms of Deana include the English Dea, the name Deanah, the English Deane, the English Deann, the English Deanne, the name Deeana, the English Deeann, the English Deena, and the English Dena.

The familiar forms Dee (English) and Deedee (English), and the spelling variants Deanna (English) and Deeanna (English) are other forms of the name.

See also the related categories, indoeuropean and actress.

Deana is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1970 with 0.075% of baby girls being named Deana. It was #231 in rank then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is used only on a very modest scale today. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Deana, Diana was the most commonly used.

Baby names that sound like Deana include Dionna, Damaney, Damani, Damanie, Damia, Damiane, Damianne, Damien, Damienne, Danaë, Daniah, Dayana, Deanna, Demiann, Demianne, Destiny, Diana, Diani, Dianna, and Dimona.

† Pronunciation for Deana: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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