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Deacon

Derived from a surname that belonged to a deacon or cleric in the Christian church. Associated with Football Hall of Famer Deacon Jones, one of the greatest defensive ends of all time. He specialized in "quarterback sacks" and is credited with coining the term. Actress Reese Witherspoon and actor Ryan Phillippe named their son Deacon Reese.

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English
Greek
Gender
Male
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Famous Deacons
"Deacon Blues" (Steely Dan song)
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Deacon is on other name lists
Greek Boy Baby Names