Popularity:26880
Origin:Greek
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Dusty one; Servant; Messenger; People's Ruler
Deke is a boy's name meaning "dusty one," "servant," or "messenger," which comes from the Greek name Deacon. While the name Deacon was used to describe a person of lower ranking in a Christian ministry, it was also used to honor someone's loyal qualities and selflessness. Deke is also a derivative of the German name Dietrich. Dietrich is of Old German origin and means "people's ruler." Coming from names that symbolize devotion and leadership, it is a wonderful name to encourage baby to help others and make a positive change.
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