The name Dev is primarily used as a boy's name. It has one potential origin, which is Sanskrit. The meaning of Dev is 'divine, God'. People associated with the name Dev are often Hindu by religion. The name is featured in the 2019 Indian film 'Dev', an Indian-Tamil-oriented romantic action-adventure film. The name Dev is associated with the Indian gods and is usually used as a suffix. Another famous bearer of Dev is English actor Dev Patel of 'Slumdog Millionaire' fame. Other famous bearers of Dev include Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, Bollywood actor Dev Anand and American star Devin Star Tailes, known as Dev.