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Andrew G. Dean

Basil Herbert Dean (1888—1978) theatre producer

Benjamin Dean Wyatt (1775—1852) architect

Beryl Dean (1911—2001) embroiderer

Billy Dean


Book of the Dean of Lismore

Brenda Irene Isabelle Frances Theresa Dean Paul (1907—1959) actress and drug addict

Brett Dean (b. 1961)

(Charles) Dean the younger Wolstenholme (1798—1883) sporting painter and engraver

Christopher Dean (b. 1958)

Cookham Dean

Cyril Dean Darlington (1903—1981) cytogeneticist and evolutionist


Dean Acheson (1893—1971) American statesman, Secretary of State 1949–53

Dean Baker

Dean, Bob And Cindy

Dean Dillon (b. 1955)

Dean Dixon (1915—1976)

Dean Fraser

Dean Friedman

Dean Hanley

Dean Keith Simonton

Dean Maki

Dean Martin (1917—1995) American singer and actor

Dean Miller (b. 1965)

Dean Moyar

Dean O. Smith

Dean of the Arches and Auditor


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The head of the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church. Recorded from Middle English, the word comes via Old French from late Latin decanus ‘chief of a group of ten’, from decem ‘ten’.

Subjects: Christianity — History.

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