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What does Demetra mean?

Demetra Pronunciation of Demetra [deme-tra] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and Demetra means "follower of Demeter". Demetra is a version of Demetria (Greek): feminine of Demetrius. Demetra is also a variant of Dimitra (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Demetra has 3 variants: Demitra, Dimetria and Dimitria.

3 more different relations via Demetria, Dimitra: Demeter, Demetris and Demitras.

Creative forms:
(female) Dometra, Domtra, ..

(male) Demeda, Demela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Demetra Kaelynn (D.K.), ..

How popular is Demetra?

Demetra is a very prominent first name for women (#1762 out of 4276, Top 41%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Demetra entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top rank of #1194 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Demetra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Demetra outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. The only other prominent alternative form of Demetra listed in the Top 2000 is Demetria. These forms of Demetra were favored as baby names 45 years ago, but now, the version Demetria has become somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Almeera, Almera, Ameera, Amera, Daeira, Damara, Damita, Dayeera (see Daira), Deadra, Deandra, Debbera, Debbra, Debera, Deberah, Debora, Debra, Dedra, Deeana, Deedra, Deedre, Deelia, Deenya, Deetra, Deidra, Deirdra, Deitra, Delara, Deleena, Delena, Dellta (see Delta), Delmira, Delora, Delta, Demanda, Demee, Demelza, Demia, Demiana, Demona, Denesha, Denita, Deondra, Deora, Derora, Deseray, Detria, Detta, Devery, Devora, Devra, Dextera (see Dextra), Dextra, Diedra, Domitia, Donetta, Doretta, Elmeera, Elmera, Emera, Humeira, Kefeera (see Kefira), Kefeira, Leeora, Meera, Needra, Neera, Nemera, Omeira, Petra, Pietra, Semara, Semira, Tamera, Temora and Veera. These names tend to be less frequently used than Demetra.

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