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The first name 

Devonta is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.

When two boys called Devonta meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Devonta is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 boys have been named Devonta. In the SmartGenius ranking, Devonta is # 3,151 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Devonta.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Devonta -
at home in half of America

The odds that a man or boy named Devonta lives in your home state are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This boy’s name is quite popular, but not equally so throughout the entire USA. You can meet boys and men with the name Devonta in 24 states – which is obviously nearly every second of all 50 states in the USA, for example in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Washington, D.C. or Florida. In relation to the number of residents, the most men and boys with the first name Devonta live in Mississippi – here, one in 10,874 bears this name. In comparison, if we look at all living men and boys in the whole country, only one in 79,034 will turn around if you call his first name Devonta.

Devonta has 7 letters 
and begins with a D

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter D is a quite popular first letter for boys’ names. That’s because 8.5% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters J and A are more common for boys' names.

With seven letters, the name Devonta has a typical length for first names in the US. In fact, 26% of all common first names consist of exactly seven letters. 52% of all first names are shorter, while 22% have eight letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 8.5% of all boys' names start with a D, this initial letter occurs nearly 2.5-times as often as all 26 letters on average – and the most common one of all the boys’ names starting with D is David.

Other names with 
D, e, v, o, n, t and a

If you take all the letters in the name Devonta – D, e, v, o, n, t and a – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Davonte or Dvontae.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Devonta

If your name is Devonta and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Devonta

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Devonta, you can simply say:








This is how the name Devonta is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Devonta in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Devonta

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Devonta is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Devonta

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Devonta sounds like this: