Desmond: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Desmond

Derived from an Irish surname meaning someone who came from the South Munster region of Ireland. The original surname was Deasmhumhain, so you’re probably gonna wanna stick with Desmond.

Nicknames:

Des, Desi.

Famous people named Desmond:

Football players Desmond Bishop, Desmond Bryant, and Desmond Howard; South African activist Desmond Tutu; actors Desmond Harrington and Desmond Llewelyn.

Fun fact:

The Beatles’ song “Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da” features a character named Desmond Jones.

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