Boy name origins & meanings
- Welsh : From the riverbank
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from any of a group of places in Worcestershire which take their name affixes from the River Deverill (e.g. Brixton Deverill, Kingston Deverill). The river is thought to be named from Welsh dwfr ‘river’ + iâl ‘fertile uplands’.
- English and Irish : variant ofDevereux.