Meaning and Origin of: Dey

Girl name origins & meanings

  • American : Light and hope

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant of Day 1 and 2.
  • German : topographic name from a field name in North Rhine-Westphalia, denoting a sizeable piece of land.
  • Welsh : from Dai or Dei, pet forms of the personal name Dafydd, Welsh form of David.
  • Indian (Bengal and Orissa) and Bangladeshi : Hindu (Kayasth) name, probably from Sanskrit deya ‘suitable for a gift’.