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Dean is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Dean.

The name Dean is a boy's name of English origin meaning "church official". Dean may sound to some like a retro surfer boy name, but it is once again climbing up the popularity chart in the USA. For decades it was associated with Dean (born Dino) Martin; more recent representatives include Dean Cain, Dean McDermott and Dean Koontz -- not to mention Jared Padalecki's dreamy Dean Forester in Gilmore Girls.

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