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I read it came from the Greek godess Demeter.
-- Lirulin  11/8/2005
The name is not Slavic (Russian), it is Greek. It comes from the St. Dimitrios which is a Greek Orthodox church saint. The Russians adopted the name and changed its spelling to a number of different ways. Such as Dmitry, Dmtry, Dima, Demetry, Dmetry.
-- dimitri  11/28/2005
Actually, there is only one spelling of it in Russian, it's just when it was transcribed into English, it can be done so a number of different ways.
-- Anonymous User  11/16/2007
The Greek way to write this name is Dimitrios or Demetrios. This name is a strong sounding name and has been in use for ages. A very nice name.
-- Anonymous User  8/26/2010
The name DIMITRI derives from the Greek ancient religion and mythology. From the goddess Dimitra ( Δημητρα), the goddess of land, agriculture. This name itself derives from the Greek words: DI-MITRA, in Greek ΔΗ-ΜΗΤΡΑ > ΓΗ-ΜΗΤΗΡ=Mother earth.
-- georgev1112  9/13/2011

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