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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deshon

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Alt. Meaning

D is for direct, you get to the point

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Deshon

Florence was given the name Florence Danks on July 19th, 1893 in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. Florence is also known as Florence Deschon, Deschon, and Florence. She left this life on February 4th, 1922.

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George was born on January 30th, 1823. He breathed his last breath in 1903.

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David was born on June 19th, 1923 in Marylebone. He breathed his last breath on January 18th, 1992.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 15 9 6
1967 14 9 5
1968 27 13 14
1969 24 13 11
1970 40 18 22
1971 39 14 25
1972 39 10 29
1973 53 18 35
1974 44 6 38
1975 34 0 34
1976 52 11 41
1977 45 0 45
1978 40 7 33
1979 42 5 37
1980 31 0 31
1981 20 0 20
1982 32 5 27
1983 28 0 28
1984 25 0 25
1985 30 0 30
1986 34 0 34
1987 40 0 40
1988 39 0 39
1989 46 0 46
1990 69 0 69
1991 88 5 83
1992 90 6 84
1993 90 0 90
1994 88 0 88
1995 98 7 91
1996 78 0 78
1997 99 5 94
1998 91 5 86
1999 62 0 62
2000 64 0 64
2001 61 0 61
2002 56 0 56
2003 57 0 57
2004 60 0 60
2005 57 0 57
2006 60 0 60
2007 49 0 49
2008 52 0 52
2009 43 0 43
2010 51 0 51
2011 43 0 43
2012 46 0 46
2013 31 0 31
2014 32 0 32
2015 20 0 20
2016 23 0 23
2017 23 0 23

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Popularity of Deshon as a first name

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Popularity of Deshon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deshon U.S.
  White 86.83% 64.26%
  African American 2.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.17% 16.26%

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People with the last name Deshon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Deshon

  • How Popular is the name Deshon? Deshon is the 5,857th most popular name of all time. As a last name Deshon was the 37,180th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deshon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,514 babies born with the first name Deshon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deshon to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deshon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Deshon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deshon is Wednesday, April 17th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Deshon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deshon was in 1997 with a total of 94 babies.
  • Random Deshon Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deshon is not a popular baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Deshon: Your name in reverse order is Nohsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Endsoh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deshon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 600 people with the last name Deshon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deshon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Deshon as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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