Meaning and Name Origin
Deacon \de(a)-con\ 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.
Deacon is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#9716 out of 88799, Top 11%). (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)