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Meaning and name origin

Deacon \de(a)-con\ as a boy's name is pronounced DEE-ken. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Deacon is "dusty one; servant; messenger". A deacon is a ministerial assistant in a Christian congregation. Football player Deacon Jones.


Deacon has 7 variant forms: Deakin, Deecon, Deekon, Deke, Dekel, Dekle and Diakonos.


Deacon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9716 out of 88799, Top 11%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Deacon for boys. Deacon reached its highest rank of #421 in the U.S. in 2014 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deacon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deacon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Deacon is also pronounced similarly to Deccan. Other suggested similar baby names are Beacon, Dagon, Dajon, Deavon, Dejon, Deshon and Dracon. Like Deacon, these names are not commonly used.