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Gender: Female Pronunciation: SEER-eez Origin of Ceres: Roman mythology name

The name Ceres is a girl's name of Latin origin. Ceres and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Little known name of the goddess of the harvest, a possibility for the parent seeking something original, but with the aura of Roman myth. Her Greek counterpart is Demeter.

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Pop Culture References for the name Ceres

1 Ceres, the first asteroid/dwarf planet ever discovered (1801)
Ceres, a spirit in Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest' (1611)
The City of Ceres, California (known for its agriculture)
Ceres, a small town in Fife, Scotland
Ceres Juice, a large brand of fruit juices based out of South Africa
'Ayashi no Ceres', a manga
Sounds like 'series' or 'Siri's'
Alma Mater, literally 'bountiful mother', was a title Romans gave to goddesses, especially Ceres and Cybele.
Sailor Ceres aka CereCere is character in "Sailor Moon" anime