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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deason

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From a Day, a diminutive of David, or as a given name from Old English [Term?] + -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Deason

Kitty Wells was a country music, honky-tonk, nashville sound, and gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1949 to 2000. Kitty was given the name Ellen Muriel Deason on August 30th, 1919 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Kitty is also known as The Queen of Country Music; The Clock Stopper. She died on July 16th, 2012.


Darwin Deason is a businessman.



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Popularity of Deason as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deason U.S.
  White 89.96% 64.26%
  African American 4.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.14% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deason

People with the last name Deason are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Deason

  • How Popular is the name Deason? Deason is the 62,033rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Deason was the 6,176th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deason have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20 babies born with the first name Deason in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deason? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deason first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deason is Friday, August 17th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Deason born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deason was in 2007 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Deason: Your name in reverse order is Nosaed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aonsed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deason? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,539 people with the last name Deason.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deason? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Deason as their last name.

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