Demi

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Demi
Pronunciation Dem-EE
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Latin
Meaning Half of something
Other names
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 is uncommon as a surname. Demj Evans (b.2000), Australian Singer song writer

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