Deshawn - Meaning of Deshawn
[ 2 syll. des-haw(n), de-sha-wn ] The baby boy name Deshawn is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. It is pronounced as DIY-SHaaN †. Deshawn is an English name of English-American origin. The name is a recent coinage from the combination of the name component 'De-' and the name Shawn.
Deshawn is a variant of the name Dashawn (English).
Deshawn is also a variant (English) of the name Shawn (English and Irish).
Deshawn is a classic favorite. Today it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for boys, though it was in more widespread use in the past. Its usage peaked modestly in 1997 with 0.028% of baby boys being given the name Deshawn. It ranked at #411 then. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and it is used on a very light scale in recent years. In 2018, its usage was only 0.012% and its ranking #919. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Deshawn, Shawn was the most regularly used. In 2018, the name was thrice as popular as Deshawn. Deshawn has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Deshawn include DeShaun, DeShawn, Deshaun, Dishon, Da Quan, Dacian, Daegan, Daegen, Daekwon, Daequan, Dagan, Dagen, Daggan, Daggen, Daggin, Daggon, Daggun, Daggyn, Dagin, and Dagnee.
† Pronunciation for Deshawn: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"