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What does Diarmid mean?

Diarmid Pronunciation of Diarmid [di-armid] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Diarmid is "free man". The anglicized version is Dermot.

Associated with: irish.


Diarmid has 3 variants: Diarmaid, Diarmait and Diarmi.

Related boy name: Jeremiah.

1 more different relation via Dermot: Diarmuld.

Creative forms:
(male) Dearmid, Dormid, ..

(female) Diardi, Diarti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Diarmid Sean (D.S.), ..

How popular is Diarmid?

Diarmid is a rare first name for males. Diarmid is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Jeremiah (#55 via latest list) is the only prominent alternative form of Diarmid (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. This relation of Diarmid reached the apex of its popularity 5 years ago (#51) and is almost as popular today (#55, 12.2% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Darbie, Darcio, Dard, Daric, Darin, Dario, Darold, Darrin, Darriq, Darvin, Darwin, David, Diamond, Dieric (see Dirk), Farid, Gearoid, Hamid, Hilarid, Jarid and Jarrid. These names tend to be more commonly used than Diarmid.

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