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What does Demetria mean?

Demetria Pronunciation of Demetria [deme-tria] as a girls' name is pronounced da-MEE-tree-ah. It is of Greek origin. Feminine of Demetrius. Greek mythology: Demeter was the goddess of corn and harvest, and mother of Persephone. Her Roman name is Demetrius, from the root word for "cereal". See also Demi and Deitra.

Associated with: greek, mythology, goddess, roman.


Demetria has 9 variants: Demeter, Demetra, Demetria, Demetris, Demitra, Demitras, Dimetria, Dimitra and Dimitria.

3 more alternative forms via Deitra, Demi: Deetra, Demia and Detria.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Demetria Lilianna (D.L.), ..

How popular is Demetria?

Demetria is a very prominent first name for women (#1070 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Demetria entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #547 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Demi (#602 the previous year), Demetrius, Demetra and Deitra are the popular varying forms of Demetria rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Detria, are uncommon. These forms of Demetria were favored as baby names today (usage of 0.02%), except for the form Demetria which have become somewhat outmoded. Demi has been the recurring favorite.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aegeria, Aemelia, Almeeria (see Almera), Almeria, Dameris, Dameshia, Deandra, Deandrea, Deandria, Debera, Deedra, Deelia, Deloria, Demaris, Demeisha, Demelza, Deondra, Dextra, Domitia, Elmeeria (see Almera), Elmeria, Nemera, Petria, Seeria and Venetia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Demetria.

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