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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dermot

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From Irish Diarmaid.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Dermot

Dermot Mulroney is an actor and musician. He was most prominent from 1986 to present. Dermot was born on October 31st, 1963 in Alexandria, Virginia.


Dermot O'Leary is a television presenter, disc jockey, stand-up comedy, dj, and comedian. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Dermot was given the name Sean Dermot Fintan O'Leary, Jr on May 24th, 1973 in Colchester.


Dermot Morgan was an actor and comedian. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1998. Dermot was given the name Dermot John Morgan on March 31st, 1952 in Dublin, Ireland. He left this life on February 28th, 1998.


Dermot Desmond is an owner of celtic football club, celtic f.c., and owner ofceltic football club. Dermot was born on August 14th, 1950 in Macroom.


Dermot Crowley is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1976. Dermot was born on March 19th, 1947 in Cork (city).


Dermot Murnaghan is a journalist and television presenter. He has been prominent since 1984. Dermot was given the name Dermot John Murnaghan on December 26th, 1957 in Devon.


Fun Facts about the name Dermot

  • How Popular is the name Dermot? Dermot is the 17,396th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dermot have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 446 babies born with the first name Dermot in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dermot to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dermot? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dermot first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dermot is Sunday, May 25th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Dermot born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dermot was in 1969 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Dermot Factoid: According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dermot is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1973.
  • Weird things about the name Dermot: Your name in reverse order is Tomred. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mroetd. How do you pronounce that?

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