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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Demetri

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Demetri means "Warrior of all goodness" and is of Unknown origin.
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  1. Demetrios, Demetrius

Notable Persons Named Demetri

Demetri Martin is a surreal humour, musical theatre, wit, word play, observational comedy, sketch comedy, alternative comedy, and deadpan comedian. Demetri was given the name Demetri Evan Martin on May 25th, 1973 in New York City.

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Demetri Goodson is an athlete for the Green Bay Packers. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to present. Demetri was born on June 11th, 1989 in Charleston, West Virginia.

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Demetri McCamey is a basketball player for the Austin Spurs, Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K., Hapoel Jerusalem B.C., Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Erie BayHawks, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Cairns Taipans, and Oita Heat Devils in the NBA Development League. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Demetri was born on February 21st, 1989 in Bellwood, Illinois.

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Demetri Catrakilis is a rugby player. Demetri was born on July 6th, 1989 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Demetri Terzopoulos is a in the fields of computer graphics, computer vision, medical imaging, and computer-aided design.

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How popular is the baby name Demetri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 6 0 6
1954 8 0 8
1956 6 0 6
1957 6 0 6
1958 6 0 6
1959 12 6 6
1960 9 0 9
1961 19 6 13
1962 17 0 17
1963 21 5 16
1964 21 8 13
1965 31 10 21
1966 22 7 15
1967 24 6 18
1968 17 5 12
1969 21 0 21
1970 26 5 21
1971 22 6 16
1972 36 16 20
1973 28 11 17
1974 29 11 18
1975 42 12 30
1976 20 0 20
1977 37 10 27
1978 28 11 17
1979 31 0 31
1980 12 0 12
1981 25 0 25
1982 30 0 30
1983 28 7 21
1984 43 0 43
1985 33 0 33
1986 52 5 47
1987 38 0 38
1988 31 0 31
1989 42 0 42
1990 52 0 52
1991 98 0 98
1992 178 0 178
1993 162 5 157
1994 149 0 149
1995 102 0 102
1996 100 6 94
1997 102 0 102
1998 109 0 109
1999 91 0 91
2000 100 0 100
2001 102 0 102
2002 114 0 114
2003 102 0 102
2004 90 0 90
2005 82 0 82
2006 101 0 101
2007 81 0 81
2008 94 0 94
2009 127 0 127
2010 111 0 111
2011 92 0 92
2012 105 0 105
2013 85 0 85
2014 85 0 85
2015 84 0 84
2016 75 0 75
2017 86 0 86

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Popularity of Demetri as a first name

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Popularity of Demetri as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Demetri U.S.
  White 88.79% 64.26%
  African American 2.24% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Demetri

People with the last name Demetri are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Demetri

  • How Popular is the name Demetri? Demetri is the 4,551st most popular name of all time. As a last name Demetri was the 84,136th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Demetri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,738 babies born with the first name Demetri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Demetri to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Demetri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Demetri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Demetri is Wednesday, August 1st, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Demetri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Demetri was in 1992 with a total of 178 babies.
  • Random Demetri Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Demetri is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Demetri: Your name in reverse order is Irtemed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeidtrm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Demetri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 223 people with the last name Demetri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Demetri? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Demetri as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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