Demi Name Meaning & Origin

Demi

Pronunciation: deh-MEE, DEHM-ee (key)

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Demi is a nickname for Demetria. It is also the French word for "half."

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Meanings and history of the name Demi: | Edit

This name first gained wide attention through the actress Demi Moore, who used it as a short form of her full name, Demetria. It is now being used as an independent name.

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Demi Moore (born Demetria Gene Guynes), American actress
Demi Lovato (born Demetria Devonne Lovato), American singer/actress known for starring in Disney Channel's "Camp Rock" and "Sonny With A Chance"
Demi Rose (born Demi Rose Mawby), British model

Demi in song, story & screen: | Edit

In Louisa May Alcott's books "Little Women" and "Little Men", Demi is the nickname of Meg's son John. Jo suggests this name because his father is also named John and "demijohn" means "half-John" in French.

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