What does Demetrius mean?
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 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.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 736 in baby name popularity for boys with 330 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
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Demetrius Related Names
- 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 Name Fun
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