Demeter (1)
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Given Name DEMETER (1)
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δημητηρ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: di-MEET-ər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly means "earth mother", derived from Greek δα (da) "earth" and μητηρ (meter) "mother". In Greek mythology Demeter was the goddess of agriculture, the daughter of Cronus, the sister of Zeus, and the mother of Persephone.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Demetrios, Demetrius, Demetria (Ancient Greek), Dimitar, Mitre (Bulgarian), Dmitar (Croatian), Demetria (English), Dimitri (French), Demetra, Demetrios, Dimitra, Dimitrios, Demi, Dimitris (Greek), Demeter, Dömötör (Hungarian), Demetra, Demetrio (Italian), Dimitar, Dimitrij, Mitre (Macedonian), Demétrio (Portuguese), Demetra, Dumitru, Mitica (Romanian), Dimitri, Dmitri, Dmitrii, Dmitriy, Dmitry, Dima, Mitya (Russian), Dimitrije, Dmitar (Serbian), Dimitrij, Mitja (Slovene), Demetrio (Spanish), Dmytro (Ukrainian)
See Also
Demeter (2), Déméter