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What does Deshawn mean?

Deshawn Pronunciation of Deshawn as a boys' name is pronounced de-SHAWN. It is of American origin. Modern name: Shawn with the De- prefix. See also Da-.




VARIANTS Dashaun, Dashawn, Desean, Deshane, Deshaun, D'Shawn, Deshon

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA DA-, DE-, SHAWN Dasean, Dashae, Dashonn, Dejuan, Deshay, Devaun



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How popular is Deshawn?

Deshawn is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1084 out of 1220, Top 89%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Deshawn entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #408 in the U.S. in 1994, and is currently at #1088. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deshawn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Deshawn (#1088 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are Shawn (#355), Dashawn (#1669), Deshaun (#1823), Dasean, Dashaun, Dejuan, Desean and Deshon. Other variants, like Dashonn, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Deshawn was at its apex 46 years ago (AVERAGE #1379) and is now significantly diminished (#1659, DOWN 89.6%), with forms such as Dashawn going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deshawn, Dasean, Dashaun, Dashawn, Dejuan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Desean, Deshaun, Deshon, Shawn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Deshawn is alike in pronunciation to Dashonn and Deshan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Darshan, Dasean, Dashae, Dathan, Dean, Deccan, Declan, Deegan, Dejuan, Dekwan, Delman, Demyan, Denham, Denman, Dequan, Deshad (see Deshan), Deshal (see Deshan), Deshay, Destan, Destin, Deston, Devan, Devaun, Dewain, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Dustan, Keyshawn, Lashawn, Leshawn, Marshawn, Rashawn and Rayshawn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deshawn.