Dewey is a boy name. It is a Welsh name and its pronunciation is \de-wey\. Other similar names and variants include: Dewi, Dewie. Dewey is a very popular first name for men (#434 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2841 out of 88799).
Discover other Famous boy names that start with d
Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Dewey over the years and Dewey's popularity rank:

Can the letters of your name reveal something about yourself? You may not believe in horoscopes but you may find interesting this free personalized video about the name Dewey and your birthdate.

Dewey VIP rank

Most recent rank
Highest rank
Actor masks
Actors named Dewey
Movie Director
Directors named Dewey
Singers named Dewey
Writers named Dewey

Famous people named Dewey

Here’s a list of VIPs named Dewey:

Famous actors named Dewey and their movies

Dewey Martin
Dewey Martin

Born on September 30, 1942

  • Age: 79
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 9
Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Joan Collins, Dewey Martin, Alexis Minotis

Flight to Fury

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Dewey Martin, Fay Spain, Jack Nicholson, Joseph Estrada

Tennessee Champ

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Shelley Winters, Keenan Wynn, Dewey Martin, Earl Holliman

Prisoner of War

Directed by: Andrew Marton

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Steve Forrest, Dewey Martin, Oskar Homolka

Discover other Famous actor names that start with letter D

Famous directors named Dewey and their movies

Dewey Nicks
Dewey Nicks

Born on April 22, 1961

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2


Directed by: Dewey Nicks

Starring: Devon Sawa, Robert B. Martin Jr., Jason Segel, Michael C. Maronna



Directed by: Dewey Nicks

Discover other Famous director names that start with letter D

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dewey a popular name?

Over the years Dewey was most popular in 1900. According to the latest US census information Dewey ranks #235th while according to Dewey ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Dewey?

According to the US census in 2018, 30 boys were born named Dewey, making Dewey the #3556th name more popular among boy names. In 1900 Dewey had the highest rank with 354 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Dewey?

Dewey is #3556th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Dewey more popular ?

The name Dewey was more popular in 1900 with 354 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Dewey

The last time a baby was named Dewey was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Dewey?

In 2020 there were 30 baby boys named Dewey.

Who is a famous person named Dewey?

There a several famous people named Dewey, for example actor Dewey Martin, director Dewey Nicks.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Dewey?

A famous actor/actress named Dewey is Dewey Martin, starring in 4 movies, including Land of the Pharaohs and Flight to Fury.

Who is a famous director named Dewey?

A famous director named Dewey is Dewey Nicks, who directed 2 movies, including Slackers and Slackers.