Deshawn

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Deshawn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Deshawn as well as things modernly associated with the name Deshawn such as celebrities named Deshawn.

Origin and Meaning of Deshawn

"Deshawn" is a name of American origin, and it means "Who is Like God?". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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A 1970s creation from de- + Shawn

  1. A male given name, common among the African-American community.

Notable Persons With the Name Deshawn

DeShawn Stevenson is a basketball player for the Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks, Brooklyn Nets, and Atlanta Hawks. He has been prominent since 2000. DeShawn was born on April 3rd, 1981 in Fresno, California.

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DeShawn Shead is an athlete for the Seattle Seahawks. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. DeShawn was born on June 28th, 1989 in Palmdale, California.

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DeShawn Snow is a realtor and television personality. DeShawn was born in 1973 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. DeShawn is also known as DeShawn.

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DeShawn Sims is a basketball player for the Champville SC, Maine Red Claws, Jeonju KCC Egis, P.A.O.K. BC, Piratas de Quebradillas, Hekmeh BC, and Hapoel Gilboa Galil in the Lebanese Basketball League. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. DeShawn was born on January 21st, 1988 in Detroit.

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DeShawn Wynn is a football player. DeShawn was born on October 9th, 1983 in Cincinnati.

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Parlay Starr is a hip hop music rapping. He has been prominent since 1999. Parlay was given the name Deshawn Carter .

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 5 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 7 0 7
1965 16 16 0
1966 32 21 11
1967 32 23 9
1968 68 39 29
1969 72 41 31
1970 111 58 53
1971 160 82 78
1972 150 51 99
1973 211 78 133
1974 214 56 158
1975 211 48 163
1976 166 28 138
1977 199 35 164
1978 218 40 178
1979 201 28 173
1980 180 21 159
1981 170 27 143
1982 166 23 143
1983 199 29 170
1984 197 21 176
1985 225 22 203
1986 243 18 225
1987 268 29 239
1988 315 26 289
1989 341 28 313
1990 435 26 409
1991 506 32 474
1992 524 30 494
1993 529 27 502
1994 591 31 560
1995 542 25 517
1996 504 19 485
1997 575 12 563
1998 566 23 543
1999 453 8 445
2000 493 13 480
2001 452 9 443
2002 396 0 396
2003 470 5 465
2004 422 0 422
2005 381 0 381
2006 515 5 510
2007 453 5 448
2008 420 0 420
2009 356 5 351
2010 373 6 367
2011 305 0 305
2012 303 0 303
2013 263 0 263
2014 247 0 247
2015 204 0 204

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Popularity of Deshawn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Deshawn

  • How Popular is the name Deshawn? Deshawn is the 1,872nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Deshawn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,664 babies born with the first name Deshawn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deshawn to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deshawn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deshawn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deshawn is Monday, December 20th, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Deshawn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deshawn was in 1997 with a total of 563 babies.
  • Random Deshawn Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deshawn is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Deshawn: Your name in reverse order is Nwahsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsdnew. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Deshawn mean?

Dis for dream, your beacon ahead.

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

His for humble, a saintly quality.

Ais for aspirations, many to be attained

Wis for warm hearted, it's you!

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.