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What does Demetri mean?

Demetri Pronunciation of Demetri [demetri] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Demetri is "follower of Demeter". Demetri is an alternate form of Demetrius (Greek).

Associated with: greek, follower (servant).


Demetri has 4 variants: Demetrio, Demitri, Dimitri and Dimitry.

9 more alternative forms via Demetrius: Dametrius, Demetrice, Demetris, Demitrios, Demitrius, Dimetre, Dimetrius, Dmitri and Dmitry.

Creative forms:
(male) Demedar, Dimetri, ..

(female) Demedre, Demei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Demetri Zaid (D.Z.), ..

How popular is Demetri?

Demetri is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#77222 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Demetri entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #783 in the U.S. in 1992, and is presently at #1784. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Demetri (#1784 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000 are Demetrius (#676 a year ago), Dimitri (#905), Dmitri (#1924), Demetrio, Demitrius, Demitri, Demetrice and Demetris. Adoption of these relations of Demetri was at its apex 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much reduced.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Demetri, Demetrice, Demetrio, Demetris, Demetrius in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Demitri, Demitrius, Dimitri, Dmitri in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Damero, Deker, Delmer, Demar, Demario, Demarr, Demauri, Deri, Destrie, Destry and Emeri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Demetri.

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