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

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Origin and Meaning of Dermott

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Alt. Meaning

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

R is for rewards, from your hard work

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

O is for original, one of a kind!

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

Notable Persons Named Dermott

Dermott Brereton is an australian rules football player.


Dermott Downs is a television director, actor, producer, cinematographer, and television producer. His ongoing career started in 1972. Dermott was born in Los Angeles.



Dermott was born on June 2nd, 1943 in Lisburn. He breathed his last breath on December 6th, 2009.


Dermott was born on June 12th, 1969.


Dermott Petty is a filmmaker. Dermott was born in Ireland.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dermott

Travis Dermott is a hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League. Travis was born on December 22nd, 1996 in Newmarket, Ontario.


Laurence was born in 1720 in Strokestown. He passed away in 1791.


Martin was born on September 25th, 1967 in Wigan.


Blake was born on September 10th, 1961 in Edmonton.


He died in 1618.


Kim Dermott is an athlete for the New Zealand women's national football team. Kim was born in New Zealand.


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Popularity of Dermott as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dermott U.S.
  White 93.77% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dermott

People with the last name Dermott are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dermott

  • How Popular is the name Dermott? Dermott is the 62,281st most popular name of all time. As a last name Dermott was the 71,478th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dermott have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20 babies born with the first name Dermott in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dermott? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Dermott first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dermott is Monday, August 15th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dermott born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dermott was in 1961 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Dermott Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dermott is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Dermott: Your name in reverse order is Ttomred. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rttdemo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dermott? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 273 people with the last name Dermott.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dermott? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dermott as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
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