US Popularity:1061
Meaning:messenger; helper
Deacon is a gender-neutral name, humble in its meaning though it offers so much. Emerging from the Greek diakonos, Deacon means "messenger" or "helper." So often associated with Christian clergy, Deacon is no simple servant but a walking embodiment of absolute love and selflessness. It is the Apostle Paul who first describes Deacon's most desirable qualities, outlining that they must be compassionate, dignified without deviousness, and most of all, demonstrative that love is tangible. One of the most enduring examples of a deacon nominated by Paul is the notable female figure Phoebe—the only woman to receive the accolade within the bible. A name reserved for the most loyal and honorable, Deacon is a profoundly empowering name to bestow upon baby.

Deacon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Deacon is currently #1996 on The Bump
Boy:Deacon is currently #1399 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Deacon is currently #1112 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Deacon is currently #1061 in U.S. births
Boy:Deacon is currently #1064 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 87
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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