Demetrius

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This article is about a given name. For other uses, see Demetrius (disambiguation).
Demetrius
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A statue of the goddess Demetra
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name Greek
Meaning tribute to Goddess of Grain: Demeter, Mother-Earth
Other names
Related names Dimitrije, Demetria, Dimitrios, Demetra

Demetrius, also spelled as Demetrios, Dimitrios, Dimitris, Dimitri, Demitri, and Dimitrije (from Greek — Δημήτριος, Demetrios pertaining to Demeter),[1][2] is a male given name.

Demetrius and its variations may refer to the following:

In other languages[edit]

  • Albanian: Dhimitër, Mitro
  • Belarusian: Зьміцер, Дзьмітры (Z'mitser, Dz'mitry)
  • Bulgarian: Димитър (Dimitar)
  • Croatian: Dmitar
  • Dutch: Dimitri
  • English: Demetrius, Demetri, Demetry
  • Esperanto: Zmitro[citation needed]
  • Finnish: Mitri, Mitro, Dimitri
  • French: Dimitri
  • Georgian: დემეტრე (Demetre), დიმიტრი (Dimitri), დიტო (Dito), დუტა (Duta), დიმა (Dima), მიტო (Mito)
  • German: Demetrius
  • Greek: Δημήτριος, Δημήτρης (Demétrios, Dimitris)
  • Hebrew: (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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