Meaning and Origin of: Deane

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Divine
  • Old English : Valley

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Irish : in County Donegal this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Deagánaigh ‘son of the deacon’ (see Deacon); in County Tipperary it can be from Gaelic Ó Déaghain ‘descendant of the deacon’. In other cases the surname is of English origin (see Dean 1).
  • English : variant of Dean 1.