Demi

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
236
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Demi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Demi

"Demi" is a name of French origin, and it means "Half, Small". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun De*mi"
See Demy (n.)
Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a diminutive of Demetria introduced into English in the 1990s by the actress Demi Moore.

Demi was also found in the following language(s): Albanian

Notable Persons Named Demi

Demi Lovato is a singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Demi was given the name Demetria Devonne Lovato on August 20th, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.

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She was most prominent from 1981 to present. Demi was born on November 11th, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico, U.S.

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Demi Harman is an actress and television presenter. She was most prominent from 2011 to 2011. Demi was born on March 11th, 1993 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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Demi Miller is a soap character.

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Demi was born on August 1st, 1993 in Sittard, Netherlands.

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Demi Stokes is a soccer player for the Manchester City W.F.C., Sunderland A.F.C. Ladies, South Florida Bulls, Vancouver Whitecaps FC (women), and England women's national football team. Demi was born on December 12th, 1991 in South Shields, County Durham, England, UK.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Demi

Demi was born on September 2nd, 1942. Demi is also known as Hunt and Charlotte Dumaresq.

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Ali was born in 1918 in Filiates. He breathed his last breath in 1943.

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Musa was born in 1878. He left this life in 1971.

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Tahir was born in 1919. He left this life in 1961.

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Niazi was born in 1919. He left this life in 1977.

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Rexhep was born in 1864. He left this life in 1929.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 5 5 0
1969 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 30 30 0
1988 80 80 0
1989 84 84 0
1990 167 167 0
1991 333 333 0
1992 355 355 0
1993 362 362 0
1994 313 313 0
1995 364 364 0
1996 347 347 0
1997 289 289 0
1998 253 253 0
1999 172 172 0
2000 183 183 0
2001 165 165 0
2002 130 130 0
2003 180 180 0
2004 173 173 0
2005 158 158 0
2006 157 157 0
2007 154 154 0
2008 169 169 0
2009 309 309 0
2010 315 315 0
2011 324 324 0
2012 336 336 0
2013 371 371 0
2014 451 451 0
2015 486 486 0
2016 549 549 0
2017 643 637 6

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Popularity of Demi as a first name

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Popularity of Demi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Demi U.S.
  White 87.71% 64.26%
  African American 6.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Demi

People with the last name Demi are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Demi

  • How Popular is the name Demi? Demi is the 2,774th most popular name of all time. As a last name Demi was the 80,419th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Demi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,458 babies born with the first name Demi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Demi to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Demi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Demi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Demi is Friday, May 9th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Demi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Demi was in 2017 with a total of 637 babies.
  • Random Demi Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Demi ranks 88th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 51 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Demi: Your name in reverse order is Imed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dmei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Demi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 236 people with the last name Demi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Demi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Demi as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.