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Deacon Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Deacon

Gender:

Boy

Pronunciation:

Dea-con

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

6

Origin & Meaning

The name Deacon is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Deacon is "servant".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 421 in baby name popularity for boys with 724 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Deacon Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Deacon has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Deacon to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Deacon be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Deacon are often agile and grandiose but most of all they are  read more >>

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Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Deacon Jones.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Deacon in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Deacon.

Just for fun, see the name Deacon in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Deacon in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.