Desmond - Meaning Of Desmond, What Does Desmond Mean?

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Desmond Meaning


What does Desmond mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Desmond is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Desmond is "from south munster".  

Desmond is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Des-mond.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 330 in baby name popularity for boys with 971 occurrences.  It ranked 17131 in popular baby names for girls with 5 occurrences. 

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


Variants of the name Desmond include Deasun.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Desmond Tutu.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Desmond in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Desmond 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 Desmond in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Desmond Numerology page.

Desmond Numerology
Desmond in Hieroglyhics
Desmond in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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