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What does Desmund mean?

Desmund Pronunciation of Desmund [desmund] as a name for boys. The name Desmund means "from South Munster". Desmund is an alternate form of Desmond (Irish, Gaelic).


Desmund has 1 variant: Dezmond.

Creative forms:
(male) Delmund, Demund, ..


Middle name pairings:
Desmund Abel (D.A.), ..

How popular is Desmund?

Desmund is an uncommon given name for males. Desmund is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Desmund (outside Top 2000) are Desmond (#351 in recent rankings) and Dezmond (#1363). These relations of Desmund were favored as birth names in the year 2014 (median #869) and have remained as popular to this day (#857, 5.6%). Desmond is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Desmond, Dezmond in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Boamund (see Bohemond), Daimond, Daymond, Delman, Delmon, Delmont, Demond, Denman, Derland, Desean, Deshad (see Deshan), Deshan, Deshane, Deshaun, Deshon, Destan, Destin, Deston, Devaun, Devland, Diamond, Eadmund, Edmund, Esmond, Esmund, Lemond, Osmond, Osmund, Radmund (see Redmond), Raimund, Rajmund (see Raymond), Raymund, Redmond, Redmund (see Redmond), Reymond, Siegmund, Sigmund, Tedmond, Tedmund and Zikmund. These names tend to be more commonly used than Desmund.

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