Devonte is a modern English baby boy’s name that means “fawn, ox, divine”. It is an elaboration of the name Devin. Devonte was popular in the 1990s, due in part to the musician Devante Swing.

Meaning of the name Devonte:

English: fawn, ox, divine

Origin of the name Devonte:

Devonte is a modern English elaboration of the name Devin. Devin means “fawn, ox” in Irish and “divine” in English.

Symbolism of the name Devonte:

Devonte means “fawn, ox”. The ox is a symbol of hard work and accomplishment. A fawn is a baby deer and symbolic of spring and new life.

Style of the name Devonte:


Gender of the name Devonte:

Devonte is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Devonte:


Number of syllables in the name Devonte:


Emotion evoked from the name Devonte:

Devonte evokes feelings of charisma and creativity.

Alternative spellings for the name Devonte:

Davonte, Devante, Devontae, De’Vonte

Nicknames for the name Devonte:

Popularity of the name Devonte:

According to the Social Security Administration, Devonte is a popular baby boy’s name. Devonte was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1991 to 2007. It peaked at #226 in 1992.

Related names for the name Devonte:

Great middle names for the name Devonte and their meanings:

  • Kamari (moonlight)
  • Tameer (owner of many palm trees)
  • Khalil (friend)
  • Orion (legendary hunter from Greek mythology, constellation)
  • Kai (sea)
  • Cyrus (sun)
  • Lazarus (God is my helper)
  • Cash (hollow)
  • Atlas (bearer of the heavens)

Famous people with the name Devonte:

  • Christopher DeVonte Holloman (American football player)
  • Devonté Hynes (British-American singer)
  • Devonte Edwards (American football player)
  • Devonte Graham (American football player)
  • Devotnte Johnson (American football player)

Devonte in popular culture:

  • Devonte Jones (media, “Arrow” series)
  • Devanta (video game, “LittleBigPlanet”)
  • Devonte (television, “Bosche”)
  • Devonte (video game, “Final Fantasy XI”)
  • Devonte Ross (film, “The Female Hustler”)