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Gender: Male Meaning of Demetrius: "follower of Demeter" Origin of Demetrius: Greek Demetrius's Popularity in 2017: #733

The name Demetrius is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "follower of Demeter". Demetrius is ranked #733 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

Classic Greek name that is hard to think of without following it with "...and the Gladiators". Dimitri would be far cooler.

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Famous People Named Demetrius

Prince Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, American missionary
Demetrius Jackson, American basketball player
Demetrius "Red" Pugh, child star of hip hop group "Another Bad Creation"
Demetrius Stewart aka Shawty Redd, American rapper
Demetrius Joyette, Canadian actor
Demetrius, silversmith of Ephesus (Acts 19:24)
Demetrius, praised by the apostle John (3 John 12)

Pop Culture References for the name Demetrius

Character from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream"
Demetrius, from Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"

Demetrius's International Variations

Dimitr (Bulgarian) Demetri, Demitrius, Dhimitrios, Mitros, Mimis, Dimos, Takis, Dimitros, Mitsos, Demetrios (Greek) Dymitr, Dometer, Demeter, Domotor (Polish) Dima, Dmitrik, Mitya, Dimitri, Dmitri (Russian) Demetrio (Spanish) Demetre (French)