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What does Dimitri mean?

Dimitri Pronunciation of Dimitri [dim-itri] as a boys' name is pronounced de-MEE-tree. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Dimitri is "follower of Demeter". Russian and French variant of Demetrius.

Associated with: greek, follower (servant).


Dimitri has 1 variant: Dima.

15 more related forms via Demetrius: Demetri, Demetrio, Demetris, Demitri, Demitrios, Demitrius, Dhimitrios, Dimetre, Dimetrius, Dimitrios, Dimitrious, Dimitry, Dmitri, Dmitrios and Dmitry.

Creative forms:
(male) Dimder, Dimdri, ..


Middle name pairings:
Dimitri Paxton (D.P.), ..

How popular is Dimitri?

Dimitri is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#36672 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dimitri entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #502 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is at #905 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Dimitri (#905 from current records) are Demetrius (#676 from current records), Demetri (#1784), Dmitri (#1924), Dimitrios, Demitri, Demetrio, Demetris and Demitrius. Other variants, like Dmitry, are seldom used. These forms of Dimitri were popular as baby names in 1992 (adoption of 0.1%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.04%, 58.2%).

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amiri, Demauri, Didier, Dizier (see Desiderio) and Domini. Like Dimitri, these names are not frequently used.

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