Damaris

First Name
12k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Damaris mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Damaris

"Damaris" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Calf, Gentle". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Of uncertain origin, possibly from Ancient Greek as a variation of δάμαλις (dámalis, “calf”).

  1. A female given name of biblical origin, in occasional use.

Notable Persons Named Damaris

Damaris was given the name Damaris Lennon Phillips on December 8th, 1980 in Fayette County, Kentucky.

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Damaris was born on October 10th, 1990 in Brooklyn.

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Damaris Hayman is an actor and actress. Damaris was given the name Damaris Ann Kennedy Hayman on June 16th, 1929 in Kensington.

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Damaris Johnson is a football player. Damaris was born on November 22nd, 1989 in Norco, Louisiana.

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Damaris Cudworth Masham was a philosopher. Damaris was born on January 18th, 1659 in Cambridge, England. She breathed her last breath on April 20th, 1708.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 6 6 0
1917 5 5 0
1918 5 5 0
1921 7 7 0
1923 10 10 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 6 6 0
1927 12 12 0
1928 8 8 0
1929 7 7 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 9 9 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 14 14 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 14 14 0
1939 8 8 0
1941 12 12 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 18 18 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 11 11 0
1947 14 14 0
1948 16 16 0
1949 21 21 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 17 17 0
1952 25 25 0
1953 24 24 0
1954 31 31 0
1955 36 36 0
1956 31 31 0
1957 28 28 0
1958 42 42 0
1959 20 20 0
1960 48 48 0
1961 55 55 0
1962 59 59 0
1963 53 53 0
1964 55 55 0
1965 62 62 0
1966 74 74 0
1967 71 71 0
1968 67 67 0
1969 94 89 5
1970 120 120 0
1971 140 135 5
1972 139 128 11
1973 104 104 0
1974 126 117 9
1975 142 136 6
1976 140 130 10
1977 152 147 5
1978 158 151 7
1979 166 154 12
1980 164 158 6
1981 149 135 14
1982 150 142 8
1983 146 134 12
1984 160 149 11
1985 155 148 7
1986 155 146 9
1987 188 175 13
1988 153 141 12
1989 179 167 12
1990 189 181 8
1991 196 179 17
1992 209 195 14
1993 208 197 11
1994 223 210 13
1995 244 231 13
1996 236 224 12
1997 240 233 7
1998 328 314 14
1999 355 336 19
2000 335 316 19
2001 389 378 11
2002 349 336 13
2003 302 291 11
2004 387 371 16
2005 449 430 19
2006 496 483 13
2007 449 431 18
2008 367 354 13
2009 329 314 15
2010 287 274 13
2011 265 251 14
2012 200 193 7
2013 214 209 5
2014 212 203 9
2015 170 162 8
2016 159 153 6
2017 153 148 5

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Popularity of Damaris as a first name

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Common last names for Damaris

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Fun Facts about the name Damaris

  • What name lists does Damaris rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Damaris? Damaris is the 2,242nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Damaris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,124 babies born with the first name Damaris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Damaris to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Damaris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Damaris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Damaris is Tuesday, August 6th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Damaris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Damaris was in 2006 with a total of 483 babies.
  • Random Damaris Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Damaris is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Damaris: Your name in reverse order is Siramad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idrsama. 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).
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