Ceres Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced "SER-aye". Alternatively, Ceres can also be pronounced "SAIR-iss" or "Ke-res"
- Personal experiences with the name Ceres
There is an agricultural town named Ceres in Central California. The name of the town is pronounced SEE-rees.
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- Meanings and history of the name Ceres
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.
- Famous real-life people named Ceres
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.
- Ceres in song, story & screen
Ceres is a character in Shakespeare's "The Tempest"