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What does Ceres mean?

Ceres Pronunciation of Ceres [ceres] as a girls' name is pronounced SAIR-ees. The meaning of Ceres is "to grow". From Indo-European "ker". Mythology: the Roman goddess of agriculture and fertility, known in Greek myth as Demeter. The name Ceres is the root of the word "cereal".

Affiliated girl names: Cybele and Demetria.

Associated with: roman, goddess, greek.

Variations

Creative forms:
(female) Cares, Cerey, ..

(male) Cecas, Cerey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ceres Makiyah (C.M.), ..

How popular is Ceres?

Ceres is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#83618 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Demetria is the only popular variation form of Ceres (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Ceres was well-received among parents in the 1970s (usage of 0.01%), but now, Demetria has become less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Demetria in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ceres and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ceres is pronounced similarly to Circe. Other recommended names are Caree, Carel, Caren, Caresa, Caress, Carey, Caris, Carys, Cee, Cele, Celes, Celest, Cera, Cerea, Cerena, Cerese, Ceri, Ceria, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerys, Chere, Cheree, Cheresa, Cherese, Cherey, Chris, Coree, Coren, Corey, Cree and Cris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ceres.

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