Ceres: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ceres

Ceres

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Pronounced "SER-aye". Alternatively, Ceres can also be pronounced "SAIR-iss" or "Ke-res"

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There is an agricultural town named Ceres in Central California. The name of the town is pronounced SEE-rees.

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Derived from the Indo-European root *ker meaning "to grow". In Roman mythology Ceres was the goddess of agriculture, equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.

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Ceres Horn, science prodigy killed in the Amtrak rail crash of January 1987. The auditorium at her alma mater, the McDonogh School of Owings Mills, Maryland, is named in her honor.

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Ceres is a character in Shakespeare's "The Tempest"

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