Deacon (disambiguation)

Deacon (disambiguation)

The term Deacon may refer to:


Title or position of authority

  • Deacon, a religious office subordinate to a local priest or minister
  • Deacon, Scots usage for the leader of a church (that is, local chapter) or a trade guild
  • Archdeacon, a religious office subordinate to a bishop
  • Cardinal Deacon, the lowest-ranked of three orders in the College of Cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church
  • Deacon, the title of an office-bearer in a Masonic Lodge (local assembly of Freemasons)


As title

  • Paul the Deacon, an 8th-century Benedictine monk
  • Timon the Deacon, one of the seven deacons chosen to minister to the Church in Jerusalem, according to the Acts of the Apostles

Given name

  • Deacon Jones, professional football player and actor
  • Deacon White, an early professional baseball player who set a number of records; he played in the first major league baseball game



  • "Deacon" Brodie (William Brodie), an 18th century master woodworker and city councillor in Edinburgh, Scotland, who burgled from his elite clientele and inspired The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
  • Drew Hankinson, a professional wrestler who uses the name "Freakin Deacon"

In popular culture

  • "Deacon Blues", a song on the 1977 Steely Dan album Aja
  • Deacon Blue, a pop band from Scotland whose name was inspired by the Steely Dan song
  • Demon Deacons, the nickname of Wake Forest University
  • Deacon (comics), a Marvel comic book villain and foe of Ghost Rider
  • The Deacon (The Wire), a character in the TV series The Wire

Other uses

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