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Girl Name: Dee

Name: Dee
Pronunciation: \dee\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dee's also a boy name)
Meaning: swarthy
Origin: Welsh
Related Names: Jay, Danae, Deirdre, Delicia, Diana
Sounds Like: De-, Dea, Doe
Variant forms: Dede, Dedie, DeeDee, DeeAnn, Didi
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 698
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6768


Dee \dee\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dee), is pronounced dee. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Dee is "swarthy". Short form of names beginning with the letter D.

Dee has 5 variant forms: Dede, Dedie, DeeDee, DeeAnn and Didi.

For more information, see also related names Jay, Danae, Deirdre, Delicia and Diana.

Baby names that sound like Dee are De-, Dea and Doe.

View a list of the 7 names that reference Dee.


Dee is a very popular first name for women (#698 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6768 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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