Deacon
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
DEE-kən
Meaning
A servant or friend
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Deacon is an Anglo – Scottish name and is derived from the Old English word “deakne”, itself derived from the Latin word “diaconus” or the Greek “diakonos” which means 'a manservant or a friend'. In Latin the term came to be associated with the clergy, with a deacon being a rank below that of an ordained minister.

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