Meaning and name origin
Demetri \d(e)-met-ri, dem(e)-tri\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Demetri is "follower of Demeter". Demetri is a variant of Demetrius (Greek); mythology: Demeter is the Greek goddess of corn and harvest. Somewhat rarely used as a birth name for males.
Demetri is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Demetri for boys. Demetri reached its highest rank of #783 in the U.S. in 1992 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Demetri and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Demetrius (#692), Dimitri (#882) and Demetri. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).