Demeter (1)
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Given Name DEMETER (1)
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δημητηρ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DE-ME-TER (Classical Greek), də-MEET-ər (English)   [details]
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.
Categories
agricultural deities, children of Cronus, consorts of Zeus, earth, goddesses, harvest goddesses, mother goddesses, mothers, Olympians, uncertain etymology
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Demetria (Ancient Greek), Demetria (English), Demetra, Dimitra, Demi (Greek), Demetra (Italian), Demetra (Romanian)
SAME SPELLING: Demeter (2)
USER SUBMISSION: Déméter