Meaning and Origin of: Deo

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Godlike

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Indian (northern states) : Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit deva ‘god’, ‘lord’. This was a title used by ruling families in northern India. There is a Jat tribe called Deo. In the northeast this name is found among Kayasths, pronounced deb. In Maharashtra Konkanasth Brahmans have a clan called Dev.
  • Italian : from a short form of the personal names Amadeo, Laudadeo, or Sperindeo, of which only the first now remains in use as a given name.