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ScriptsΔημητριος Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Δημητριος (Demetrios), which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess DEMETER (1). Kings of Macedon and the Seleucid kingdom have had this name. This was also the name of several early saints including a Saint Demetrius who was martyred in the 4th century.
VariantDemetrios
Feminine FormDemetria
Other Languages & CulturesDzmitry Belarusian Dimitar, Dimo, Mitko, Mitre Bulgarian Dmitar Croatian Dimitri French Demetrios, Dimitrios, Dimitris Greek Demeter, Dömötör Hungarian Demetrio Italian Dimitar, Dimitrij, Mitko, Mitre Macedonian Demétrio Portuguese Dumitru, Mitică Romanian Dimitri, Dmitri, Dmitrii, Dmitriy, Dmitry, Dima, Mitya Russian Dimitrije, Dmitar Serbian Dimitrij, Mitja Slovene Demetrio Spanish Dmytro Ukrainian

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute