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Girl Name: Devi

Name: Devi
Pronunciation: \d(e)-vi\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: goddess
Origin: Hindi
Related Names: Ambika, Deva, Devora
Sounds Like: Davy, Davia, Dove, Dova
Similar Names: Debi, Demi, Deni, Devin, Devri


Devi \d(e)-vi\ as a girl's name is pronounced DEV-ee. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Devi is "goddess". Hindu mythology: title, especially relating to Shiva's wife, who is known by various names according to her exercise of power for good or ill. Devika means "little goddess".

For more information, see also related names Ambika, Deva and Devora.

Baby names that sound like Devi are Davy, Davia, Dove and Dova. Other similar baby names are Debi, Demi, Deni, Devin and Devri.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Devi.


Devi is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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