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Notable Persons With the Last Name Demus

Chaka Demus is a reggae and dancehall musician. He plays Vocals, Turntables, and Phonograph. Chaka was given the name John Taylor on April 16th, 1963. Chaka is also known as Chaka Demus.


Lashinda was born on March 10th, 1983.


Otto was born in 1902 in Sankt Pölten. He breathed his last breath in 1990.


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Popularity of Demus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Demus U.S.
  White 23.73% 64.26%
  African American 67.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Demus

People with the last name Demus are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Demus

  • How Popular is the name Demus? Demus is the 84,510th most popular name of all time. As a last name Demus was the 35,764th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Demus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Demus in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Demus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Demus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Demus is Wednesday, December 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Demus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Demus was in 1913 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Demus: Your name in reverse order is Sumed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usdme. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Demus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 628 people with the last name Demus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Demus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Demus as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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