Name Desmond - Meaning of origin

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Meaning of the name:

Desmond is a masculine given name of Germanic origin. It comes from the terms "ed" and "mund" which mean "wealth" and "protection".


John Desmond Bernal is a famous British physicist who made many discoveries in the field of X-ray diffractometry and invented the Bernal Sphere in 1929.
Desmond John Morris is a surrealist painter and an English extensionist zoologist known for publishing works such as "The Naked Monkey" and "The Observation of Man".
Ska and reggae singer and songwriter Desmond Dekker is one of the first internationally renowned Jamaican singers, thanks to his hit "Israelites".
The British actor Desmond Llewelyn made himself known to the public thanks to the character he played in the saga "James Bond": Q.
William Desmond Taylor is a writer, producer, director and American actor. He has produced three films, including "Huckleberry Finn".
Desmond Mpilo Tutu, an anti-apartheid activist who later became an Anglican archbishop, is an influential figure in South Africa. He has never stopped denouncing injustices around the world. He has received several awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Templeton Award.

His character :

Desmond is a man with a strong personality, deeply human and altruistic. He also has a strong sensitivity coupled with a remarkable intuition. In his daily behavior, he tends to want to promote a better world and to take care of the most deprived. He is therefore always ready to associate and collaborate with others, with the honesty and good faith that characterize him.



His party :

Desmond is celebrated on November 20th.

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