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Demetrius

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1915 10 0 10
1916 5 0 5
1918 7 0 7
1919 8 0 8
1921 11 0 11
1922 5 0 5
1924 8 0 8
1925 7 0 7
1926 6 0 6
1927 5 0 5
1930 7 0 7
1931 5 0 5
1935 7 0 7
1941 6 0 6
1944 7 0 7
1945 10 0 10
1946 17 6 11
1947 17 0 17
1948 16 0 16
1949 13 0 13
1950 22 0 22
1951 11 0 11
1952 13 0 13
1953 30 0 30
1954 80 11 69
1955 83 13 70
1956 81 15 66
1957 95 16 79
1958 82 11 71
1959 87 13 74
1960 98 19 79
1961 125 24 101
1962 238 49 189
1963 221 32 189
1964 252 41 211
1965 330 42 288
1966 294 28 266
1967 430 45 385
1968 436 39 397
1969 493 45 448
1970 500 33 467
1971 586 45 541
1972 666 69 597
1973 725 72 653
1974 754 74 680
1975 718 82 636
1976 735 80 655
1977 738 64 674
1978 723 64 659
1979 802 67 735
1980 754 60 694
1981 774 58 716
1982 672 45 627
1983 734 46 688
1984 656 35 621
1985 697 41 656
1986 812 50 762
1987 774 28 746
1988 832 43 789
1989 924 39 885
1990 889 22 867
1991 1,078 27 1,051
1992 1,046 24 1,022
1993 961 19 942
1994 913 19 894
1995 868 13 855
1996 769 10 759
1997 689 10 679
1998 678 8 670
1999 659 10 649
2000 686 7 679
2001 682 9 673
2002 584 0 584
2003 554 0 554
2004 598 6 592
2005 496 0 496
2006 628 0 628
2007 541 0 541
2008 522 0 522
2009 482 0 482
2010 501 0 501
2011 432 0 432
2012 395 0 395
2013 424 0 424
2014 357 0 357
2015 374 0 374

Want to know about the popularity of the Demetrius baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,066 babies born with the name Demetrius in the United States. That's more than enough Demetrii to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Demetrius" was in 1991 with a total of 1,051 babies. (That's a lot of baby Demetrii)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Demetrius" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 60 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 754 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Demetrius popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Demetrius" mean? The list below shows the origins of Demetrius as well as things modernly associated with the name Demetrius such as celebrities named Demetrius.

Origin and Meaning of Demetrius

The name "Demetrius" is of Greek origin, and it means "Devotee of Demeter". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)

Other Inspirations for the Name Demetrius

Demetrius Andrade
Demetrius Bell
Demetrius Blackwell
Demetrius Felder
Demetrius Hopkins
Demetrius Mccray
Demetrius Flenory
Demetrius Grosse
Demetrius Joyette
Demetrius Hook Mitchell
Demetrius Mechie

Alternative Meanings

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

T is for time, you give to friends.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

S is for select, as few are chosen.

Your name in reverse order is "Suirtemed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Riutdseem". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Demetrius born Aug 28, 1969

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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