The name Dean gaining in popularity at this time and it is one of my favorites. One of my boys is named Dean and we come up with nicknames for Dean all the time in our house.
Dean was at its peak popularity back in the 1960s when James Dean and Dean Martin were celebrities. It lost ranking in the 70s and stayed out of the top 300 until the past 5 years.
It has started to make a come back. As of 2021 it is #163 in popularity of baby names.
When picking names for your child some people want a classic name while others want something different and unique. Dean is a classic that is unique because not many are using it at this time.
What does the name Dean mean
Dean is a British name that means “valley”.
Best Nicknames for Dean
- Dean Bean
- Mean Dean
- String Bean Dean
- Double D
- Dream Team Dean
Funny Nicknames for Dean
- Mr. Dean
- Double Dean
- Dean the Vaccine
Celebrities named Dean
Dean Martin – American singer famous in the 60’s
Dean Cain – Famous for playing Superman
Dean Smith – Basketball coach that won several championships
James Dean – American actor famous for being very cool
Each of them has made their own unique contribution to society.
Female Versions of the name Dean
I obviously love the name Dean and I hope you do too. It is making a come back in popularity and I can see why. Short and simple.