Russian from Greek Demetrius
"follower of Demeter"

Dmitri Origin and Meaning

The name Dmitri is a boy's name of Russian origin.

Worldly, artistic and attractive Slavic version of the name of the Greek god of fertility and farming.

# 2952 on Nameberry

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Dmitri Popularity

Famous People Named Dmitri

  • Dmitri Ivanovich MendeleevRussian chemist; inventor of the Periodic Table of the Elements
  • Dmitri Dmitriyevich ShostakovichRussian composer and pianist
  • Dmitri Pavlovich of RussiaGrand duke and assassin of Rasputin
  • Dmitri Tippens Krushnicbirth name of American actor Misha Collins
  • Dmitri Dell YoungAmerican baseball player
  • Dmitri Vladimirovich SolovievRussian ice dancer
  • Dmitri Anatolievich AlenichevRussian footballer and coach
  • Dmitri Yevgenyevich SychevRussian footballer
  • Dmitri DunUkrainian ice dancer

Dmitri in Pop Culture

  • Dr. Dmitri Erlandaka Sage Darnel, characterin the "Lunar Chronicles" by Marissa Meyer
  • Dmitri Karamazovcharacter in "The Brothers Karamozov" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Dmitricharacter in "The Purge"
  • Dmitricharacter in Aphmau's YouTube series