Demetrius

Demetrius - A very unique male name



  Jun 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Demetrius, meaning follower of Demeter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1921 on position #1794. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Demetrius and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Demetrius? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Demetrius. The baby boy name Demetrius was given to 351 baby boys in 2012, ranking #616 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,675 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Demetrius peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1991 on position 258.



Famous with this name

Demetrius Butler
Demetrius Joyette
Demetrius Wren


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Demetrius is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Demetrius is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #221 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,109.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Demetrius is where you live.


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Demetrius origin and meaning

Demetrius is a 9 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means follower of Demeter. To see famous people named Demetrius, pop culture references for the name Demetrius and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Demetrius

We've found the following names that sound similar to Demetrius, sorted by popularity.

Deandre / Dandre / Dimitri / Deondre / Demetrio / Demetri / Dontrell / Demetrios / Dimitrios / Demetris /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012616
2011578
2010523
2009551
2008518
2007484
2006437
2005501
2004439
2003453
2002422
2001385
2000377
1999389
1998372
1997367
1996335
1995308
1994300
1993291
1992281
1991258
1990289
1989279
1988290
1987287
1986277
1985308
1984314
1983291
1982310
1981287
1980296
1979276
1978287
1977289
1976282
1975296
1974276
1973278
1972303
1971334
1970370
1969364
1968379
1967374
1966465
1965458
1964524
1963561
1962552
1961725
1960898
1959824
1958867
1957813
1956811
1955821
1954863
19531411
19211794

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia221
Alabama288
Michigan307
Georgia350
Ohio366
North Carolina408
Florida445
New Mexico460
South Carolina463
Missouri468
Illinois494
Pennsylvania527
Tennessee565
Maryland569
Wisconsin610
Minnesota644
New Jersey651
Colorado656
Louisiana689
Indiana697
New York750
California947
Arizona970
Texas1109

Even more about Demetrius


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Demetrius a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Demetrius?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Demetrius
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,675
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1921
2012 births +351

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