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Dimitris Name Meaning

Greek:: from the personal name Dimitri(o)s from classical Greek Dēmētrios ‘(follower) of Demeter’ or ‘consecrated to Demeter’ in Greek mythology the goddess of fertility whose name (classical Greek Dēmētēr) derives from an obscure element sometimes taken as a Doric equivalent of Attic ‘earth’ + mētēr ‘mother’. The name Dēmētrios (Latinized as Demetrius) was borne by several early Christian martyrs and its popularity in eastern Europe is largely due to the fame of a 4th-century saint executed under Diocletian. shortened form of any of patronymics derived from the personal name Dimitri(o)s (see 1 above) e.g. Dimitrakis Dimitrakopoulos Dimitriadis and Dimitropoulos . Compare Demeter Dimitri and Dimitry .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dimitri, Dimitrov, Dimitriou, Mitri, Dumitru, Di Iorio, Dmitriev

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Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Dimitris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Dimitris in 1963 was 76, and 77 in 2002.

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