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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deshaun

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  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Deshaun means "God is gracious" and is of African origin.
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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

S is for special, you are, you know!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

U is for unique, your love of life.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Deshaun

Deshaun Watson is a football player. Deshaun was born on September 14th, 1995 in Gainesville, Georgia.

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Proof was a hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 1992 to 2006. Proof was given the name DeShaun Dupree Holton on October 2nd, 1973 in Detroit. Proof is also known as Big Proof and Derty Harry. He breathed his last breath on April 11th, 2006.

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Deshaun Thomas is an athlete for the Austin Spurs, JSF Nanterre, and FC Barcelona Bàsquet in the NBA Development League. He has had major accomplishments since 2013. Deshaun was born on August 28th, 1991 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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DeShaun Foster is a football player. DeShaun was born on January 10th, 1980 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Deshaun Francis is an athlete for the St. Paul's United FC.

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How popular is the baby name Deshaun in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 6 6 0
1968 12 7 5
1969 7 7 0
1970 17 11 6
1971 26 9 17
1972 26 9 17
1973 28 9 19
1974 32 7 25
1975 34 5 29
1976 22 6 16
1977 51 5 46
1978 95 9 86
1979 96 16 80
1980 94 9 85
1981 68 7 61
1982 64 5 59
1983 75 10 65
1984 49 7 42
1985 83 0 83
1986 99 10 89
1987 70 8 62
1988 102 7 95
1989 91 5 86
1990 97 5 92
1991 131 11 120
1992 127 0 127
1993 163 6 157
1994 177 10 167
1995 173 5 168
1996 186 7 179
1997 182 7 175
1998 194 6 188
1999 174 0 174
2000 195 0 195
2001 190 0 190
2002 194 0 194
2003 163 0 163
2004 180 0 180
2005 186 0 186
2006 233 0 233
2007 197 0 197
2008 174 0 174
2009 153 0 153
2010 124 0 124
2011 125 0 125
2012 103 0 103
2013 76 0 76
2014 84 0 84
2015 88 0 88
2016 82 0 82
2017 75 0 75

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Popularity of Deshaun as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Deshaun

  • How Popular is the name Deshaun? Deshaun is the 3,567th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Deshaun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,473 babies born with the first name Deshaun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deshaun to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deshaun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Deshaun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deshaun is Sunday, December 26th, 1965.
  • What year had the most people named Deshaun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deshaun was in 2006 with a total of 233 babies.
  • Random Deshaun Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deshaun is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Deshaun: Your name in reverse order is Nuahsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anduehs. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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