Origin: Greek, Latin
31 famous people named Demetri found on Wikipedia.
3663 male, 158 female in US.
Most recent ranking: 1787-th in year 2018
Best ranking: 783-th in year 1992


Dmitry, transliterated from Russian as Dmitrii (Russian: Дми́трий, IPA: [ˈdmʲitrʲɪj]); Church Slavic form: Dimitry or Dimitri (Дими́трий); ancient Russian forms: D'mitr(iy) or Dmitr (Дьмитр(ии) or Дъмитръ) is a male given name, the Russian version of Greek Demetrios (Δημήτριος Dēmētrios, Greek pronunciation: [ðiˈmitrios]). The meaning of the name is a "devoted to," "dedicated to, or "follower of Demeter" (Δημήτηρ Dēmētēr), "mother-earth", the Greek goddess of agriculture.
Short forms of the name from the 13th-14th centuries are: Mitya, Mityay, Mit'ka or Miten'ka (Ми́тя, Митя́й, Ми́тька, or Ми́тенька); from the 20th century (originated from the Church Slavic form) are: Dima, Dimka, Dimochka, Dimulya, Dimusha etc. (Ди́ма, Ди́мка, Ди́мочка, Диму́ля, Диму́ша, etc.)
Dmitry is one of the most popular names in Russia. The statistics shows that for five months in the period from March 16 to August 16 in 2005 in Moscow: 1390 boys were named Alexander, 1087 Maksim, 1085 Nikita, 1070 Ivan, 867 Dmitry.

Follower of Demeter: goddess of the harvest and agriculture. Means: earth mother, barley mother.

Famous People: 31 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Demetri Martin 1973 American comedian, actor, artist, musician, writer, and humorist
2 Demetri Goodson 1989 American football player
3 Demetri Mitchell 1997 British association football player
4 Demetri Catrakilis 1989 Rugby player
5 Demetri Betts 1973 American singer
6 Demetri McCamey 1989 American basketball player
7 Demetri Porphyrios 1949 Greek architect
8 Demetri Terzopoulos Professor of Computer Science in the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California, Los Angeles where he directs the Computer Graphics & Vision Laboratory.
9 Demetri Marchessini 1934 British businessman
10 Demetri Psaltis Greek physicist
11 Demetri Goritsas American actor
12 Demetri Dollis 1956 Victoria, Australian and Greek politician
13 Demetri (Khoury) of Jableh 1948 American bishop
14 Demetri Corahorgi 1880 United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient
15 Demetri d'Erètria
16 Demetri d'Alexandria
17 Demetrius of Sounion
18 Demetri de Bitínia
19 Demetrius of Athens Ancient Greek poet
20 Demetri Arquiater
21 Demetri d'Apamea
22 Demetri Quitres
23 Demetri de Tars
24 Demetri Púgil
25 Demetri de Bizanci
26 Demetri Mosque
27 Demetri de Capadòcia
28 Demetri
29 Demetri d'Ilium
30 Demetri de Cízic
31 Demetri d'Adramítium