First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Deshong

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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.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Deshong

Jimmie DeShong was a baseball player. Jimmie was born on November 30th, 1909 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on October 16th, 1993.


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Popularity of Deshong as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deshong U.S.
  White 84.29% 64.26%
  African American 10.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deshong

People with the last name Deshong are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Deshong

  • How Popular is the name Deshong? As a last name Deshong was the 14,545th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Deshong first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Deshong is Tuesday, December 4th, 1906.
  • How unique is the name Deshong? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Deshong. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Deshong: Your name in reverse order is Gnohsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gsnhedo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deshong? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,049 people with the last name Deshong.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deshong? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Deshong as their last name since less than 1 person in 145k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Deshong's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Deshong born Jun 12, 1961

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Name poster for Deshong

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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