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Gender: Male Origin of Dez: Diminutive of Desmond

The name Dez is a boy's name . Dez and is often added to lists like Vintage Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

From the experts:

More of an abbreviation than a short form that can stand on its own.

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Famous People Named Dez

Dez Bryant, American football player
Dez Duron, American singer
Dez Fafara, American vocalist

Pop Culture References for the name Dez

Dez, character on TV's "Austin & Ally"
Also a nickname for Destiny
10/ten in Portuguese