Deane Family History
Deane Name Meaning
Irish: in County Donegal this is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Deagánaigh ‘son of the deacon’ (see Deacon); in County Tipperary it can be from Gaelic Ó Déaghain ‘descendant of the deacon’. In other cases the surname is of English origin (see Dean 1). English: variant of Dean 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press