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Demetrius Meaning


What does Demetrius mean?

The name Demetrius is of Greek, English and Latin origin.

The meaning of Demetrius is "loves the earth, earth mother, follower of Demeter".

Demetrius is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced De-me-tri-us.

The Given Name Demetrius

Demetrius is a form of Demetrios. See Demetrios for further details.

Demetrius is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Demetrius is also great as a middle name.

Demetrius falls into the celestial name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Demetrius I Soter, and Demetrius II Nicator.

Demetrius Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 676 in baby name popularity for boys with 374 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 694 in baby name popularity for boys with 357 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Demetrius sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Demetrius Name Popularity Page.

Demetrius Related Names

Demetrius is a form of Demetrios.

The names Demeter, Demetria, Demetrio, Dimitrij, Dimitrije, Domotor, Dumitru are all forms of Demetrius.

Famous Demetriuss

  • Demetrius ~ Biblical Character (3 John 1:12, Acts 19:24), A Midsummer Night's Dream character
  • Demetrius I Soter ~ Seleucid King (161-150 BCE)
  • Demetrius II Nicator ~ Seleucid King (146-139 BCE; 129-126 BCE)
  • Demetrius of Alexandria ~ Saint

Demetrius Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Demetrius.

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Demetrius Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Demetrius in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Demetrius.

Just for fun, see the name Demetrius in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Demetrius in Nautical Flags page.