What does Damaris mean?
Damaris \d(a)-ma-ris\ as a girls' name is pronounced DAM-a-ris. It is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Damaris is "calf; to tame; gentle". Biblical: an educated woman who heard Paul speak at Mar's Hill, the open-air supreme court of Athens.
For more information, see also the related girl name Adamaris.
Damaris has 1 masculine form: Damario.
Damaris is a very popular first name for females (#1270 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Damaris for girls. Damaris was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #491 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Damaris and related names. Adamaris, Mara (#695 last year) and Mari are the popular variation forms of Damaris. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2633%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0763%, down 71%), with the versions Damaris and Mari becoming less in vogue. Mara (#695) is the most chic birth name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)