What does Deacon mean?
Deacon /dea-con/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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.
How popular is Deacon?
Deacon is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#9263 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Deacon for boys. Deacon entered the list in 2004 and reached its peak position of #421 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)