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What does Damaris mean?

Damaris Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: greek, gentle, biblical, hill (mountain).


Damaris has 19 variants: Damalas, Damalis, Damalit, Damalla, Damara, Damaress, Damariss, Damariz, Dameris, Damerys, Dameryss, Damiris, Damris, Demaras, Demaris, Demarys, Mara, Mari and Maris.

Affiliated girl name: Adamaris.

1 masculine form: Damario.

Creative forms:
(female) Daaris, Daiaris, ..

(male) Damarcy, Damarid, ..

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Damaris name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Damaris outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Damaris, Adamaris, Mara, Mari, Maris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Damaris and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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