Origin: Greek, Latin
2 famous people named Demitrius found on Wikipedia.
1873 male, 11 female in US.
Most recent ranking: 3788-th in year 2018
Best ranking: 1275-th in year 1992


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: 2 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Demitrius Bronson 1990 American gridiron football player
2 Demitrius Omphroy 1989 Philippine soccer player