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Is vs. Deacon vs. Offensive?

Hey! We had finally agreed on Deacon for our son’s name but we have been told that it would be very offensive to use it. What do you think? Would it be offensive or would it be fine to use it? Thanks! Madilyn and Mason

The Top Baby Name is...

Deacon

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Is

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Offensive?

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Poll created: Oct 12, 2013
Total Votes: 1

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That’s news to me. Why do they say it would be offensive?
posted by guest :: 3 years ago | report
I think its fine.
posted by guest :: 3 years ago | report
I can’t see why it would be offensive.
posted by guest :: 3 years ago | report
They said it would be offensive due to the religious connection to it. They also used the example of how Cohen could be considered offensive to some
posted by Poster :: 3 years ago | report
Cohen and Deacon are two completely different concepts.
posted by guest :: 3 years ago | report
being a Christian I have no reason to feel offended. Cohen was a name that I had as a guilty pleasure name, because of the Jewish connection I chose not to use it. But if you love it, go ahead use it.
posted by guest :: 3 years ago | report
I don’t find it offensive, I love it (though I’m biased, it’s my son’s name)
posted by guest :: 3 years ago | report

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