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A statue of the goddess Demeter
Gender Male
Word/name Greek
Meaning tribute to Goddess of Grain: Demeter, Mother-Earth
Other names
Related names Dimitrije, Demetria, Dimitrios, Demetra

Demetrius is the Latinized form of the Ancient Greek male given name Dēmḗtrios (Δημήτριος), meaning "devoted to Demeter". Alternate forms include Demetrios, Dimitrios, Dimitris, Dimitri, Demitri, and Dimitrije,[1][2] in addition to other forms (such as Russian Dmitri) descended from it.

Demetrius and its variations may refer to the following:

In other languages

  • Albanian: Dhimitër, Mitro
  • Belarusian: Зьміцер, Дзмітрый (Z'mitser, Dz'mitry)
  • Bulgarian: Димитър (Dimitar)
  • Croatian: Dmitar
  • Dutch: Dimitri
  • English: Demetrius, Demetri, Demetry
  • Esperanto: Zmitro
  • Finnish: Mitri, Mitro, Dimitri
  • French: Dimitri
  • დემეტრე (Demetre), დიმიტრი (Dimitri), დიტო (Dito), დუტა (Duta), დიმა (Dima), მიტო (Mito)
  • German: Demetrius
  • Modern Greek: Δημήτριος, Δημήτρης, Μήτρος, Μήτσος, Μητσάρας (Dimitrios, Dimitris, Mitros, Mitsos, Mitsaras)
  • Hebrew: (Demetrius) דמיטריוס ,(Dima) דימה ,(Dmitriy) דמיטרי
  • Hungarian: Dömötör
  • Italian: Demetrio, Dimitri
  • Macedonian: Димитар, Димитриja
  • Norwegian: Deiomitry
  • Polish: Dymitr, Demetriusz
  • Portuguese: Demétrio
  • Romanian: Dumitru, Dimitrie
  • Russian: Дмитрий (Dmitriy), Дима (Dima), Митя (Mitya)
  • Serbian: Димитрије (Dimitrije), Митар (Mitar), Дмитар (Dmitar), Мита (Mita), Мића (Mića)
  • Slovak: Demeter
  • Slovene: Dimitrij, Mitja
  • Spanish: Demetrio
  • Ukrainian: Дмитро (Dmytro)


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