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Meaning of Deverell

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The name Deverell has the following meaning:

From the riverbank. Derived from the French name "Deveraux" of the same meaning. Also a common Welsh name.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby boy name, Deverell is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Deverell in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Deverell is pronounced as deh-ver-rell


Deverell originates from the Welsh language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Deverell and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Deverell: Boys - Aneurin, Arvel, Caden, Cedric, Evan, Gavin, Hywel, Llewellyn, Llewelyn, Lloyd, Maddox, Girls - Ariana, Caron, Dec, Decia, Delyth, Dilys, Elva, Enid, Glenda, Glenna, Glynis, Both genders - Bryn, Carey, Dylan, Gladys, Jennifer, Kendall


The name Deverell is itself a variant of Deveraux


We think the name Deverell should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Deverell to be: peaceful and poised

In one word, you might describe Deverell as a(n) "peaceful" person.

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The names of some famous persons by the name Deverell (or its variants) are:

William Herbert Deverell , born on 4 March, a famous novelist. William Herbert Deverell 's background: Born in 1937, he is a Canadian novelist, activist, and criminal lawyer. One of the most famous crime fiction authors in Canada, his works draw on his experiences as a criminal lawyer. His achievements include being the recipient of the 1997 and 2006 Arthur Ellis Awards and the Dashiell Hammett Prize for literary excellence. A founder and honorary director of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, he also served as Chair of the Writers' Union of Canada in 1994 and 1999.

Sir Cyril John Deverell , born on 9 November, a famous militarian. Sir Cyril John Deverell 's background: Born in 1874, he was a British career military officer who served as Chief of the Imperial General Staff in 1936 and 1937. He received his first command assignment in 1915 during World War I and was promoted to field marshall in 1936. He retired from active service in 1937.

Sir Colville Montgomery Deverell, born on 21 February, a famous cricketer. Sir Colville Montgomery Deverell's background: Born in 1907 in Ireland, he was an Irish cricketer and a colonial administrator. He played once for the Ireland cricket team as a right-handed batsman and also served as Governor of the Windward Islands. He was granted the honour of becoming a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) in 1957 and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in 1963.
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