What does Damaris mean?
Damaris [damaris] 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.
Affiliated girl name: Adamaris.
1 masculine form: Damario.Creative forms:
(female) Daaris, Daiaris, ..
(male) Damarid, Damarnis, .. Middle name pairings:
Damaris Jamiya (D.J.), ..
How popular is Damaris?
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. Demographics)
Damaris was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #604 in the U.S. in 2006, and is at #1428 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Adamaris, Mara (#739 last year), Mari and Maris are the popular variation forms of Damaris (#1428 last year). These forms of Damaris reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (median #1122) and are now significantly less common (#1633, 54% less usage), with versions like Damaris becoming less in vogue. Mara is the most chic birth name in this compilation.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Amaris▲, Caris, Charis, Claris, Dagmar, Dallis, Dalmatia, Dalores, Dama, Damia, Daralis, Darelis, Dari, Daria, Deloris▼, Demetris, Doris▼, Dorris▼, Jamari, Janais, Kamari, Karis, Marris, Paris, Parris, Samaria and Samarie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Damaris.See names in meaning and etymology.