No one knows the exact origin of the baby name Demond — it's most likely an American invention, but we do know why it became a big hit during the 1970s. It was the name of a popular actor on a sitcom, which helped it shoot all the way up to number 378 on the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys in the United States. Some say Demond has Irish origins, while others believe it has an African background. While we cant say for sure, we do think this name could easily make a comeback.

Meaning of the name Demond:

American: No meaning

Origin of the name Demond:

Demond's exact origin is unknown. It is most likely an American creation. There are some people who believe it's got African origins of some sort. Others believe it's a derivative of the Irish name Desmond.

Symbolism of the name Demond:

Demond doesn't offer much in the way of symbolism. It became a top baby name due to its association with actor Demond Wilson, so parents who are fans of the actor or the show “Sanford and Son” may find some symbolism there.

Style of the name Demond:


Gender of the name Demond:

Demond is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Demond:


Number of syllables in the name Demond:


Emotion evoked from the name Demond:

The baby name Demond evokes images of someone who has strong morals and is a compassionate person.

Alternative spellings for the name Demond:


Nicknames for the name Demond:

  • Dee
  • Mondy
  • Dem
  • Mond
  • Mo

Popularity of the name Demond:

According to the Social Security Administration, Demond was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States between 1972 and 1983. It was most popular in 1973 when it ranked at number 378. It last ranked at number 899 in 1983.

Related names for the name Demond:

Great middle names for Demond and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Demond:

  • Demond Wilson (actor and minister)
  • Demond Greene (basketball player)
  • Demond Mallet (basketball player)
  • Demond Price (rapper)
  • Demond Winston (football player)

Demond in popular culture: