Demeter

♂♀ Name Demeter – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Demeter

The first name Demeter is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Demeter

Demeter is the earth mother in Greek mythology and the goddess of fertility, death, marriage and agriculture. In addition, Demeter is one of the 12 Olympian deities. Besides, Demeter is a boy’s name, because it is a Slovak and Hungarian diminutive form of the Greek name Demetrios, which as well derived from the Greek goddess Demeter.

Meaning of Demeter

Demeter means “earth mother” (from ancient Greek “dá/δᾶ” = earth + “mḗtēr/μήτηρ” = mother), but as well “grain mother” (from ancient Cretan “dēaí/δηαί” = grain). Besides Demeter derived from the Indo-European root *dem- meaning “house”, thus Demeter means “mother of the house”.

Pronunciation of Demeter

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Name Statistic: Demeter is ranked #10344 overall ↓↓ -114

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 10108 ↑↑ 848
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 11922 ↓↓ -222
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 8186 ↑↑ 373
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 11084 ↑ 27
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 9730 ↓ -29
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  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5815 ↓↓ -455
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2232 ↑↑ 825
  • 🇫🇷 France: 8444 ↓ -2
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  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 6192 ↓↓ -223
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4314 ↓↓ -3706
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 11850 ↓ -32
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 4842 ↓ -33
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5113 ↓↓ -1073
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 9800 ↓↓ -125
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 10834 ↓↓ -285
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6894 ↓ -77
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