[ 1 syll. dee, de-e ] The baby boy name Dee is also used as a girl name, and it is more often a girl name. Its pronunciation is Diy- †. Dee is used predominantly in the English language and it is of various origins. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right. See Dee for more information.
See also the related category independent.
Dee is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1906, 0.026% of baby boys were given the name Dee. It ranked at #337 then. The baby name has since suffered a steep fall in popularity, and is currently of very light use. Out of all boy names in its group, Dee was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018. Though Dee is more popular as a girl name today, there was a period before 1936 that it was given more often to boys. From 1937 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Dee. In 1965, the name Dee was given to 6 times as many girls than boys.
Baby names that sound like Dee include Dijee, Audee, Dade, Dae, Dai (Welsh), Daie, Daith (Irish), Daithí (Irish), Daoud (Arabic and Arabian), Dat, Daw, Dawe, Dawûd (Arabic), Day, Daye, De (Vietnamese), Des (English), Dew (Welsh), Dewann, and Diede (Dutch).
† Pronunciation for Dee: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"