Desmond
Origin/Usage
Gaelic, Irish
Pronunciation
DEZ-mənd
Meaning
From South Munster
Like the Name Desmond?
BOYS
+ Desmond
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Desmond"

Desmond is an ancient and very respected Irish name. It is a locational name meaning that the bearer came from a certain locality. The name Desmond itself comes from two Gaelic words, “deas” which means 'South' and “mumhan” which means 'Munster'. The name therefore meant a person coming from South Munster, a region in Ireland.

Popularity of the Name Desmond
Famous Desmonds

Desmond Allison - football player
Desmond Beatty - baseball player
Desmond Clark - football player
Desmond Harrington - actor
Desmond Mason - baseball player

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Desmond?
Discussion on the name Desmond
Weekly Prize Big thumb img 20160608 110657

One lucky winner will receive a Gift Package From b.box of award-winning items including Diaper Wallet, Travel Bib and Spoon.Australia based b.box was founded in 2007 by Dannielle Michaels and Monique Filer.  The award-winning b.box collection of innovative designed everyday baby essentials includes the Travel Drying Rack, Sippy Cups, Diaper Wallet, Baby Bottle + Dispenser, Diaper Caddy, Travel Bib and Flexible Spoon,  Snack Pack, Mesh Feeder, Baby Spoon, Bowl + Straw, Toddler Cutlery Set and Divided Plates.  For more information visit www.bboxbaby.com.Check out the b.box...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.