Dimitri: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Dimitri

Dimitri

Pronunciation: di-MEE-tree (key)

Origin of the name Dimitri:

From the Greek Dēmētrios (of Demeter), which is from Demeter, the Greek mythological goddess of agriculture and fertility. The name is composed of the elements de (the earth) and mētēr (mother).

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Related Names:

Demetrius, Dima, Dimitrios, Dmitri

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Dimitri is often anglicized by Greek-Americans as James (and so Jim and Jimmy), though the names are etymologically unrelated. The connection is presumably Dimi ~ Jimmy.

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Nicknames for Dimitri: | Edit

Dima, Mitya, Dimka

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Famous real-life people named Dimitri: | Edit

Dmitri Mendeleev, Russian chemist and the creator of the first version of the periodic table of elements

Dimitri in song, story & screen: | Edit

Dimitri Belikov in the series Vampire Academy
Demetri Volturi in both the Twilight book series and movies

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