The name Dimitri is a boy's name of Russian origin meaning "follower of Demeter". Dimitri is ranked #945 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".
From the experts:
Dimitri is one of several possible spellings of this exotic, artistic, and attractive Slavic variation of the name of the Greek god of fertility and farming. It has been on and off the bottom of the US Top 1000 list for the past decade. Dmitri is another possibility that may prove more challenging for some English speakers to pronounce.