Origin: Greek, Latin
40 famous people named Demetrios found on Wikipedia.
2642 male in US.
Most recent ranking: 5335-th in year 2018
Best ranking: 944-th in year 1969
Used in: Ancient-Greek, Greek


Demetrius is the Latinized form of the Ancient Greek male given name Dēmḗtrios (Δημήτριος), meaning "devoted to Demeter". Alternate forms include Demetrios, Dimitrios, Dimitris, Dmytro, Dimitri, Demitri, Dhimitër, and Dimitrije, in addition to other forms (such as Russian Dmitri) descended from it.
Demetrius and its variations may refer to the following:
Pope Demetrius I of Alexandria, ruled in 189–232
Demetrius of Alopece (4th century BCE), Greek sculptor noted for his realism
Demetrius of Phalerum (c. 350 – 280 BCE)
Demetrius I of Macedon (337–283 BCE), called Poliorcetes, son of Antigonus I Monophthalmus, King of Macedonia 294–288 BCE
Demetrius II Aetolicus, son of Antigonus II, King of Macedonia 239–229 BCE
Demetrius, son of Philip V of Macedon
Demetrius the Chronographer (late 3rd century BCE), Jewish chronicler (historian)
Demetrius I Soter (185–150 BCE), king of Syria
Demetrius I of Bactria (d. 180 BCE), Greek king of Bactria
Demetrius II of India (fl. early 2nd century BCE), possible relative of the above
Demetrius II Nicator (d. 125 BCE), son of Demetrius I Soter
Demetrius III Aniketos, Indo-Greek king c. 100 BCE
Demetrius III Eucaerus (d. 88 BCE), son of Antiochus VIII Grypus, Seleucid King
Demetrius the Cynic (1st century), Cynic philosopher
Demetrius of Thessaloniki (d. 306), Christian martyr and saint
Demetrius Zvonimir (died 1089), King of Croatia 1075–1089
Demetrius I of Georgia, son of David IV of Georgia the Great, (1125–1156)
Demetrius the Neomartyr (1779–1803), Orthodox Crystian martyr and saint
Pope Demetrius II of Alexandria, ruled in 1861–1870
Pseudo-Demetrius I, also known as False Dimitry I, Tsar of Russia, ruled 1605–1606
Demetrius, a main character in Friedrich Schiller's dramatic fragment of the same name, as well as in Alexander Pushkin's blank verse drama Boris Godunov and several other works of literature; the figure is modelled after False Dimitry I, short-time Tsar of Russia, claiming descent of Ivan the Terrible
Demetrius, a main character in William Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream; Demetrius is also a villainous character in Shakespeare's revenge tragedy, Titus Andronicus
Demetrius, a character in Mira Nair's Mississippi Masala
Demetrius, a Greek slave in the Lloyd C. Douglas Christian novel The Robe and its film sequel below
Demetrius and the Gladiators, a 1953 20th Century Fox film
Demetri, a fictional character in the Twilight fantasy series
Demetri Martin, American comedian
Demitri Maximoff, a vampire from the Capcom video game series Darkstalkers
Demetri McCamey, American basketball player
Dimitrij, an opera by Antonín Dvořák
Dmitry Donskoy (1350–1389), Russian prince
Dmitri Kissoff, a character in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia
Dmitri Mendeleev Russian chemist, creator of the first periodic table
Dimitri Petrenko, a character in the first-person shooter Call of Duty: World at War
Dmitri Shostakovich Russian composer
Dimitri Kitsikis Greek Geopolitician
Dimitrios Salpingidis Greek footballer
Dimitrios Papadopoulos Greek footballer
Dimitrios Siovas Greek footballer
Dimitrije Tucović Serbian politician
Dimitrije Injac Serbian footballer
Dimitrije Ljotić Serbian politician
Dimitrije Pejanović Serbian handballer
Dimitrije Mitrinović Serbian writer
Dimitri Davidović Serbian footballer
Dositej Obradović Serbian writer
Dimitrije Ruvarac Serbian writer
Dimitrije Banjac Serbian actor
Dome Sztojay Serbian politician
Dimitrije Avramović Serbian painter
Dimitrije T. Leko Serbian architect
Serbian Patriarch Dimitrije of the Serbian Orthodox Church
Dimitrije Bašičević Serbian painter
Dimitri Nanopoulos Greek Physicist
Demetrius Treadwell (born 1991), American basketball player for Hapoel Gilboa Galil of the Israeli League Liga Leumit
Lucia Demetrius, Romanian writer
Vasile Demetrius, Romanian writer

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

Famous People: 40 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Demetrios Christodoulou 1951 Greek-American mathematician
2 Demetrios Ypsilantis 1793 Greek politician
3 Demetrios Chalkokondyles 1423 Greek academic
4 Patriarch Demetrios I of Constantinople 1914 Patriarch of Constantinople
5 Demetrios Marantis 1968
6 Demetrios Kydones 1324 Byzantine theologian, translator, writer and influential statesman
7 Aristides Demetrios 1932 American sculptor
8 Demetrios Spandidos 1947 Greek virologist
9 Demetrios I Kantakouzenos Byzantinie governor
10 Demetrios Pepagomenos 1200 Byzantine physician
11 Demetrios Chomatenos 1165 Byzantine archbishop and judge
12 Demetrios Constantelos American historian
13 Demetrios Komnenos Doukas 1220 Byzantine despot
14 Demetrios Galanis 1879 Greek artist
15 Demetrios Petrokokkinos 1878 Greek tennis player
16 Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos 1962 Greek Orthodox bishop
17 Demetrios Capetanakis 1912 Greek poet, essayist and critic
18 Demetrios Alexatos Demetrios Alexatos Rann
19 Demetrios Palaiologos 1295
20 Demetrios Farmakopoulos 1919 Greek artist
21 Demetrios Laskaris Leontares Byzantine admiral and statesman
22 Demetrios Doukas Komnenos Koutroules
23 Demetrios Lialios 1869 Greek composer
24 Dimitrios Vernardakis 1833 Greek writer, historian and university professor
25 Demetrios James Caraley
26 Demetrios Komnenos Eudaimonoioannes
27 Demetrios Palaiologos Kantakouzenos
28 Demetrios Chloros
29 Demetrios Palaiologos Metochites
30 Demetrios Pieridis 1811 Greek educator
31 Demetrios Iatropoulos
32 Demetrios Doukas Kabasilas
33 Demetrios von Kallatis
34 Demetrios Tzamplakon 1345 Byzantine aristocrat and official
35 Demetrios N. Christodoulides 1958 American physicist
36 Demetrios von Byzanz
37 Demetrios Mantzounis
38 Demetrios Zenos 1500 Greek printer and author
39 Demetrios A. Macrides
40 Demetrios M. Kalopothakes 1867