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Boy Name: Devereux

Name: Devereux
Pronunciation: \d(e)-ve-reux\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: French
Related Names: Deverell
Variant forms: Deveraux
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 24747


Devereux \d(e)-ve-reux\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin. Probably a place name having to do with water "eau", or related to Everard (Old English) "board hardness".

Devereux has 1 variant form: Deveraux.

For more information, see also the related name Deverell.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Devereux.


Devereux is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#24747 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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