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Gender: Male Meaning of Demetrius: "follower of Demeter" Origin of Demetrius: Greek Demetrius's Popularity in 2018: #698

The name Demetrius is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "follower of Demeter". Demetrius is ranked #698 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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Classical and Shakespearean name that may appeal if you like your names long, flowing and multicultural.

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Demetrius's International Variations

Dimitr (Bulgarian) Demetri, Demitrius, Dhimitrios, Mitros, Mimis, Dimos, Takis, Dimitros, Mitsos, Demetrios (Greek) Dymitr, Dometer, Demeter, Domotor (Polish) Dima, (Russian)

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katinka Says:


I think this is cooler than Dmitri, actually. I love wacky Latinate names like this in the middle slot.