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 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).