Name: Dean

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dean

  • Meaning:
    Valley; dean
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (deen)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Dean)
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Miscellaneous Info for Dean

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A dean can also be a member of the clergy or, in universities and similar, someone with control over a certain academic department.

    Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti) was an American actor and musician, and was a member of the 'Rat Pack'.

    Dean Koontz is an author, and Dean Cain is an actor.

Similar Names to Dean for Boys & Girls

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