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Demetrius Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

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

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 692 in baby name popularity for boys with 357 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Demetrius Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Demetrius has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Demetrius to other names.


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Related Names

Demetrius is a form of the name Demetrios.

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

Other Tidbits

Demetrius falls into the celestial name category.

Name Fun

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

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.