Desmonde: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


  • Gender: Male
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: From South Munster

What is the meaning of the name Desmonde?

The name Desmonde is primarily a male name of Irish origin that means From South Munster.

From an Irish surname derived from the place name, Deasmhumhnach, meaning "South Munster." The name was used for people who came from the South Munster region in Ireland. A common nickname is Des/Dez.

Desmond is predominantly used as a first name in the United States and peaked in popularity in 1992 when it ranked #264.

Famous bearers: Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner. Desmond Jones, fictional character featured in the Beatles song "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" as a reference to musician Desmond Dekker. Desmond Hume, fictional character from Lost. Desmond Miles, fictional character from Assassin's Creed. Desmond Doss, World War II U.S. army corporal. 

Different Spellings of the name Desmonde:


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Stats for the Name Desmonde

checkmark Desmonde is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Desmonde is currently #363 in U.S. births
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