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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Deana
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Deana in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Deana:
Records indicate that 20,425 girls in the United States have been named Deana since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1970, when 1,365 people in the U.S. were given the name Deana. Those people are now 50 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Deana
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3 Positive Comments
"MY NAME IS DEANA AND ALTHOUGH I GET CALLED EVERYTHING ELSE I LOVE MY NAME. I WAS ALSO NAMED AFTER SOMEONE NAMED DEAN, I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY IT IS SO HARD TO PRONOUNCE." Jan. 17, 2009:
"I like my name but many people pronounce it "Deanna". I only correct them if this is someone that I'll have to deal with more than once. I was named after my dad, Dean. I had a friend in high school that spelled her name like mine and was also named after her dad. I think the spelling, "Deena" would be better if you don't want others to constantly say your name incorrectly." Jun. 14, 2006:
"I Love that my name is so uncommon, however I have faced my whole life with people pronouncing it wrong. I gave up correcting people when I was in grade school." Jun. 12, 2005:
5 Neutral Comments
"I like being somewhat unique, and was named after my grandmother; but agree that it's tiresome always being spelled and pronounced wrong. Ironically, my grandmother was originally spelled Dina or Dinah; but changed it because it was pronounced wrong." Feb. 8, 2019:
"This is my name too. I agree with all pronunciation issues. I so wish my mother had spelled it Deena. I'm really not a fan of Deanna so it's kind of a bummer hearing it pronounced this way time and again!" Jun. 2, 2015:
"I'm named after my grandmother, Dean. I've been called every thing from "Dana" to "Dianna." It amazes me. This bothers me most when receiving recognition for a job well done or when someone continues to mispronounce my name even after I've corrected them. I got to where I would place (Dee-NAH) next to my name when possible." Nov. 23, 2010:
"I'm also a Deana. It gets frustrating when people think you don't know how to spell your own name. I've been called Dianna more than once. I agree with spelling it either "Deena" or "Dena" if you like this name." May. 6, 2007:
"After years of telling people that "it's like Dean with an A" I finally thought of a better way to explain how to pronounce my name - "Dean is to Deana as Paul is to Paula."" Jul. 13, 2006:
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