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What does Deakin mean?

Deakin Pronunciation of Deakin [deakin] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and Deakin means "dusty one; servant; messenger". Deakin is a variant form of Deacon (Greek).

Associated with: greek, servant, messenger (prophet).


Deakin has 2 variants: Deecon and Deekon.

3 more alternative forms via Deacon: Deke, Dekel and Dekle.

Creative forms:
(male) Dakin, Doakin, ..

(female) Deadil, Deali, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deakin Cale (D.C.), ..

How popular is Deakin?

Deakin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#24200 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Deakin (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Deacon (#453 a year ago). Adoption of this relation of Deakin reached its peak 1 year ago (usage of 0.04%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.04%, down 8.1%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deacon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Deakin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Deakin is alike in pronunciation to Deccan, Dekwan and Dequan. Other suggested similar names are Anakin, Beagin, Dacian, Dagan, Dagen, Dagon, Dain, Dajon, Darin, Davin, Dean, Deavon, Deegan, Dejohn, Dejon, Dejuan, Delfin, Delvin, Delwin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Desean, Deshan, Deshon, Destin, Devin, Devlin, Dewain, Deylin, Drakon, Dwain, Haakin, Jeavin, Jenkin and Perkin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Deakin.

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