Supreme name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Supreme

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  1. A submission from Nigeria says the name Supreme means "Highest in authority" and is of American origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Su*preme"
  1. Highest in authority; holding the highest place in authority, government, or power."He that is the supreme King of kings." [Shak.]
  2. Highest; greatest; most excellent or most extreme; utmost; greatist possible (sometimes in a bad sense); as, supreme love; supreme glory; supreme magnanimity; supreme folly."Each would be supreme within its own sphere, and those spheres could not but clash." [De Quincey.]
  3. [Bot] Situated at the highest part or point.

Etymology: L. supremus, superlative of superus that is above, upper, fr. super above: cf. F. suprême. See Super-, and cf. Sum

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Greatest in status or authority or power ("a supreme tribunal")
  2. Greatest or maximal in degree; extreme ("supreme folly" and "the supreme confidence of youth")
  3. Final or last in your life or progress ("the supreme sacrifice" and "the supreme judgment")
  4. Highest in excellence or achievement ("supreme among musicians", "a supreme endeavor", and "supreme courage")

From Middle French suprême, from Latin supremus, superlative of superus (“that is above”).

  1. (cooking) A breast of chicken or duck with the wing bone attached.
  2. (cooking) Anything from which all skin, bones, and other parts which are not eaten have been removed, such as a skinless fish fillet.

supreme was also found in the following language(s): Interlingua, Italian, and Latin

Notable Persons Named Supreme

Notable Persons Named Supreme

Supreme Intelligence

Supreme Intelligence is a comics character.

Supreme Understanding

Supreme Understanding is an academia, activism, author, academic, and activist. Supreme was born on September 5th, 1980 in Jersey City, New Jersey.


Supreme is a hip hop music record producer. Supreme is also known as Su-Preme.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Supreme

Notable Persons With the Last Name Supreme

Vermin Supreme

Vermin Supreme is a performance artist, anarchist, presidential candidate, activist, and performance art. He has been prominent since 1984. Vermin was born in Rockport, Massachusetts.

Jay Supreme

Jay was born on August 20th, 1965. Jay is also known as Carmichael and Jeff.


Supreme is a hip hop music record producer. Supreme is also known as Su-Preme.

Big Supreme

Big Supreme is a pop music musician.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Supreme U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 91.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Supreme

People with the last name Supreme are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Supreme

  • How Popular is the name Supreme? Supreme is the 21,181st most popular name of all time. As a last name Supreme was the 116,829th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Supreme have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 336 babies born with the first name Supreme in the United States. That's more than enough people named Supreme to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Supreme? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Supreme first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Supreme is Monday, March 6th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Supreme born? The highest recorded use of the first name Supreme was in 2019 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Supreme Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Supreme is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Supreme: The name spelled backwards is Emerpus. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Mrpuees. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Supreme? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 149 people with the last name Supreme.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Supreme? Supreme is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Supreme name meaning

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