Dean (given name)

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Dean is an English masculine given name and middle name with several origins:

  • Derived from the Greek word "δεκανός" ("dekanos"), which means "monk or dignitary in charge of ten others"; see also Dean (Christianity)
  • Derived from the English surname Dean, from an Anglo-Saxon word meaning "valley"
  • An Anglicization of the Hebrew noun דין, meaning "law", "justice" or "verdict".

Notable people and characters with the name include:


People with Dean as a middle name[edit]

People with Dean as a stage name[edit]

  • Dean, stage name of South Korean R&B singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer Kwon Hyuk ( Korean : 권혁)
  • Dean Ambrose (born 1985), ring name of American professional wrestler Jonathan Good
  • Dean Malenko (born 1960), ring name of American wrestler Dean Simon

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