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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Demarest

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

S is for special, you are, you know!

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Demarest

William Demarest was an actor. His career lasted from 1926 to 1978. William was given the name Carl William Demarest on February 27th, 1892 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S. He left this life on December 27th, 1983.



David Demarest is a politician. David was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.


David was born on November 9th, 1931 in New Jersey. He passed away on October 15th, 2011.


Calvin was born in 1886. He passed away on June 12th, 1925.


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Popularity of Demarest as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Demarest U.S.
  White 92.77% 64.26%
  African American 1.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Demarest

People with the last name Demarest are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Demarest

  • How Popular is the name Demarest? As a last name Demarest was the 10,956th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Demarest first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Demarest is Saturday, April 1st, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Demarest? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Demarest. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Demarest: Your name in reverse order is Tseramed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raesetdm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Demarest? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,904 people with the last name Demarest.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Demarest? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Demarest as their last name since less than 1 person in 102k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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