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Desmond Meaning


What does Desmond mean?

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.

The Given Name Desmond

Embraced by many parents, the name Desmond, is one of timelessness and familiarity.

A name fit for a child full of grace and a positive vibe, a little experimenter.

Desmond remains a favorite due to its refined and appealing nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Desmond Tutu.

Desmond Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 368 in baby name popularity for boys with 891 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 352 in baby name popularity for boys with 958 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Desmond has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Desmond Name Popularity Page.

Desmond Related Names

Variants of the name Desmond include Deasun.

Famous Desmonds

  • Desmond Tutu ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1984

Desmond Numerology

What will your new littleDesmond be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Desmond Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Desmond.

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.