First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Devereaux mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Devereaux

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from New Jersey, U.S., the name Devereaux is of French origin and means "De (of). ver (for vert:green). eaux (plural eux, water = waters)".
  2. A submission from Indiana, U.S. says the name Devereaux means "Riverbank".
  3. According to a user from Missouri, U.S., the name Devereaux means "Strong as a bear".
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Notable Persons Named Devereaux

Notable Persons Named Devereaux

Devereaux Peters

Devereaux Peters is a basketball player for the Indiana Fever, Minnesota Lynx, and WBC Dynamo Novosibirsk in the Women's National Basketball Association. She was most prominent from 2012 to present. Devereaux was born on October 8th, 1989 in Chicago.

Devereaux Mytton

Devereaux was born in 1924. He left this life in 1989.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Devereaux

Notable Persons With the Last Name Devereaux

Blanche Devereaux

Blanche Devereaux is an owner of the golden palace hotel, former assistant at an art museum in miami, florida, art museum, and miami.


Jarboe is a vocal music, experimental rock, industrial music, psychedelic folk, art rock, and blues singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals, keyboard, organ, and Organ (music). She has been prominent since 1984. Jarboe was given the name Jarboe La Salle Devereaux . Jarboe is also known as The Living Jarboe and Jarboe La Salle Devereaux.

Ed Devereaux

He has had major accomplishments since 1955. Ed was given the name Edward Sidney Devereaux on August 27th, 1925 in Sydney. He left this life on December 17th, 2003.

Lollie Alexi Devereaux

Lollie was born on October 31st, 1981 in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.

Mike Devereaux

Mike Devereaux is a baseball player. Mike was born on April 10th, 1963 in Casper, Wyoming.

Boyd Devereaux

Boyd Devereaux is a hockey player for the HC Lugano in the National League A. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 2010. Boyd was born on April 16th, 1978 in Seaforth, Ontario.

  • Minnie Devereaux

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Devereaux U.S.
  White 79.69% 64.26%
  African American 12.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.08% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.77% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Devereaux

People with the last name Devereaux are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Devereaux

  • How Popular is the name Devereaux? Devereaux is the 32,794th most popular name of all time. As a last name Devereaux was the 8,383rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Devereaux have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 140 babies born with the first name Devereaux in the United States. That's more than enough people named Devereaux to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Devereaux? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Devereaux first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Devereaux is Wednesday, January 25th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Devereaux born? The highest recorded use of the first name Devereaux was in 1994 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Devereaux: The name spelled backwards is Xuaereved. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Euexveadr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Devereaux? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,949 people with the last name Devereaux.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Devereaux? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Devereaux as their last name.
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