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Gender: M Meaning of Deacon: "messenger, servant" Origin of Deacon: Greek Deacon's Popularity in 2013: #441

This name was transposed from the word for a church officer to a baby name when Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe chose it for their son, after a baseball player ancestor, and Don Johnson followed suit. It's popularity is continuing to rise, likely due to Nashville character Deacon Claybourne, and reached Number 441 in 2013.

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Famous People Named Deacon

Deacon Reese Phillippe, son of American actress Reese Witherspoon and actor Ryan Phillippe

Pop Culture References for the Name Deacon

Deacon Claybourne, character on the U.S. show "Nashville"
Deacon Slemp, sadist in Nathanael West's "A Cool Million" (1934)
Deacon "Deke" Kaye, from the movie "S.W.A.T."
Deacon Frost, character appearing in the Marvel Universe. He appears in The Tomb of Dracula and in the Blade limited series.

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