Demetrius Name Meaning & Origin

Demetrius

Pronunciation: deh-MEE-tree-uhs (key)

Origin of the name Demetrius:

Derived from the Greek Demetrios (of Demeter). The name is borne in the Bible by a silversmith who made a living crafting shrines and models of the temple of Diana. He started a riot after sales fell off as a result of the preaching of Paul (Acts 19). The name was also borne by a Christian of great merit. (3 John 12).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Demetrio, Dimitri, Dimitrios

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Demetri, Trai, Mitri,D,Dee

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