Name: Demelza

Origin and Meaning of the Name Demelza

  • Meaning:
    Place in the parish of St. Columb
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (dem EL zah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Demelza)
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Miscellaneous Info for Demelza

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Cornish place name used in modern times as a first name. It is derived from a place in the parish of St. Columb and first occurs as a given name in the 1950s. It originally referred to a hill-fort. The etymology of the word is unclear, although it may be related to the Cornish word for "parable" and the form has possibly been influenced by the French 'mademoiselle' ("young lady").

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