Gender: Female Meaning of Demeter: "earth mother" Origin of Demeter: Greek mythological name

Demeter Origin and Meaning

The name Demeter is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "earth mother".

Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain, agriculture, and the harvest, growth and nourishment, was Zeus's sister and Persephone's mother. Variation Demetria is the full name of actress Demi Moore. Though familiar, Demeter is not one of the Greek goddess namesthat's finding widespread modern favor.

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