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Gender: Male Origin of Dmitri: Russian from Greek Demetrius Meaning of Demetrius: Greek, "follower of Demeter"

The name Dmitri is a boy's name of Russian origin. Dmitri and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Dmitri

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, Russian chemist; inventor of the Periodic Table of the Elements
Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, Russian composer and pianist
Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Grand duke and assassin of Rasputin
Dmitri Tippens Krushnic, birth name of American actor Misha Collins
Dmitri Dell Young, American baseball player
Dmitri Vladimirovich Soloviev, Russian ice dancer
Dmitri Anatolievich Alenichev, Russian footballer and coach
Dmitri Yevgenyevich Sychev, Russian footballer
Dmitri Dun, Ukrainian ice dancer

Pop Culture References for the name Dmitri

Dr. Dmitri Erland, aka Sage Darnel, characterin the "Lunar Chronicles" by Marissa Meyer
Dmitri Karamazov, character in "The Brothers Karamozov" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Dmitri, character in "The Purge"
Dmitri, character in Aphmau's YouTube series

Dima, Dmitro, Dimochka, Mitya, Dhimitri, Dimitri

Dmitri's International Variations

Demetrio (Spanish) Dymitr (Polish) Dumitru (Romanian) Dima, Dimitre, Dmitri, Dmitrik, Mitya (Russian) Dmitro (Ukranian)


CocoaPuff Says:


I love this name.

AuthenticSpirit Says:


Yeah, Dmitri is the actual Russian version.

aleerakate Says:


Beautiful, strong name which still doesn't sound too harsh. I prefer this to Dimitri as I feel that it seems more Russian (obviously it's not, it just seems it to me).