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What does Dermott mean?

Dermott Pronunciation of Dermott [der-mott] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Dermott is "free man; the Lord exalts". Dermott is a version of Dermot (Irish, Gaelic): actor Dermot Mulroney. Dermott is also a variation of Jeremiah (Hebrew). Biblical: one of the major prophets.


Creative forms:
(male) Delmott, Demott, ..

(female) Derdet, Derta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dermott Treyvon (D.T.), ..

How popular is Dermott?

Dermott is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#67113 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Dermott (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Jeremiah (#55 via latest list). Adoption of this form of Dermott was at its highest a decade ago (adoption of 0.4%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.35%, down 12%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeremiah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnott, Bernett, Damont, Dekota, Delmon, Delmont, Delmor (see Delmar), Delmore, Demond, Demonte, Demos, Derito, Deron, Derrold (see Darold), Derron, Dervon, Derwent, Desmond, Dewitt, Dezmond, Dumont, Emmott, Garrott, Gerritt, Jarrott, Jerett, Jerrett, Jerrott, Meritt, Merrett, Merritt, Vermont, Wescott and Wilmott. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dermott.

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