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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Daemon

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  • A submission from Missouri, United States says the name Daemon means "Guardian Spirit Daemon, mythology : a supernatural being whose nature is intermediate between that of a god and that of a human being." and is of Greek origin.
  • A user from California, United States says the name Daemon is of Greek origin and means "Guiding spirit".
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  1. A person who is part mortal and part god
  2. An evil supernatural being
Wiktionary

From Latin daemon (“genius, lar, guardian spirit”), from Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, “dispenser, god, protective spirit”).

  1. (uncommon) Alternative form of demon.

From Maxwell's demon; a derivation from “disk and execution monitor” is generally considered a backronym.

  1. (computing, Unix) A process (a running program) that does not have a controlling terminal.

    daemon was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Latin

    Notable Persons Named Daemon

    Daemon Benjamin is an athlete for the Boys' Town F.C.

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    Daemon Smith is an athlete for the Penparcau F.C.

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    How popular is the baby name Daemon in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1970 9 0 9
    1971 8 0 8
    1972 7 0 7
    1974 13 0 13
    1975 13 0 13
    1976 11 0 11
    1977 12 0 12
    1978 10 0 10
    1979 5 0 5
    1980 8 0 8
    1985 5 0 5
    1989 7 0 7
    1991 10 0 10
    1992 14 0 14
    1993 14 0 14
    1994 16 0 16
    1995 13 0 13
    1996 24 0 24
    1997 26 0 26
    1998 26 0 26
    1999 36 0 36
    2000 49 0 49
    2001 40 0 40
    2002 51 0 51
    2003 47 0 47
    2004 52 0 52
    2005 60 0 60
    2006 46 0 46
    2007 46 0 46
    2008 54 0 54
    2009 42 0 42
    2010 53 0 53
    2011 46 0 46
    2012 58 0 58
    2013 51 0 51
    2014 48 0 48
    2015 50 0 50
    2016 38 0 38
    2017 44 0 44

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    Popularity of Daemon as a first name

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    Fun Facts about the name Daemon

    • How Popular is the name Daemon? Daemon is the 9,573rd most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Daemon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,162 babies born with the first name Daemon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Daemon to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Daemon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
    • When was Daemon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Daemon is Tuesday, April 13th, 1915.
    • What year had the most people named Daemon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Daemon was in 2005 with a total of 60 babies.
    • Random Daemon Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Daemon is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2001.
    • Weird things about the name Daemon: Your name in reverse order is Nomead. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nmdoae. How do you pronounce that?

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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