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What does Damaris mean?

Damaris /dam-ar-is/ 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.

Damaris has 1 masculine form: Damario.

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

(male) Damarid, Damarnis, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Damaris for girls. Damaris was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #604 in the U.S. in 2006, and is at #1201 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Damaris and related names. Adamaris (#1923 last year), Mara (#695), Mari and Maris are the popular variation forms of Damaris (#1201 last year). These forms of Damaris reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (median #1122) and are somewhat less common today (#1563, 40% less usage), with the version Mari 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.