Demeter Family History
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Demeter Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a weaver or cloth merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German timit, dimit denoting a type of cloth woven with double thread. Czech and Slovak: from the personal name Demeter, derived from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou). Hungarian: from the ecclesiastical name Demeter, or Dömötör, from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press