Updated May 24, 2023

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Society
  • Old English : Protective grace

Boy name variations

Desi

Desi

+ 30% this year
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Des

Des

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Desmund

Desmund

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Dess

Dess

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Esmond

Esmond

- 17% this year
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Esmund

Esmund

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How Popular Is The Name Desmond

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deasmhumhnaigh ‘descendant of the man from southern Munster’, from deas ‘south’ + Mumhain ‘Munster’, an ancient Irish kingdom named for Mumhu, one of its early kings. The surname Desmond has passed into common use as a personal name, not only in Ireland.