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Demi

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Pronunciation  Dem-EE
Word/name  Latin
Gender  Female
Meaning  Half of something
Related names  Demetria, Demetrios, Demetrius

Demi is feminine given name with Greek and Latin roots. It is originally a nickname form of Demetria, the feminine form of the masculine name Demetrius, which is itself the Latin and English spelling of Greek name Demetrios.

Demi is also a prefix meaning "half", loaned from French; for example, demi frère which means "half brother" or demi soeur which means "half sister".

People with the given name Demi include:

  • Demi Lovato (b. 1992), American actress and singer-songwriter
  • Demi (author) (b. 1942), American children's book author
  • Demi Delia (b. 1967), adult actress
  • Demi Moore (b. 1962), American actress
  • Demi Orimoloye (b. 1997), Canadian baseball player
  • Demy (singer) (b. 1991), Greek singer
  • Demi is uncommon as a surname.

    References

    Demi Wikipedia


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