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Origin and Meaning of Dmitry

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  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Dmitry is of Russian origin and means "Dmitry as a name for boys is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Dmitry is "follower of Demeter". Dmitry is an alternate form of Demetrius (Greek).".
  • According to a user from United States, the name Dmitry is of Greek origin and means "Love of Earth, Caretaker".
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From Russian Дми́трий (Dmítrij), from Latin Demetrius, from Ancient Greek Δημήτριος (Dēmḗtrios), from Δημήτηρ (Dēmḗtēr, “Demeter”).

  1. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Дми́трий (Dmítrij).

Dmitry was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Dmitry

Dmitry Medvedev is a Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Union State, Leader of United Russia, Leader of United Russia in the State Duma, Prime Minister of Russia, 3rd President of Russia, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of theUnion State, Leader ofUnited Russi. Dmitry was born on September 14th, 1965 in Saint Petersburg.


Dmitry was given the name Dmitry Yevgenyevich Rybolovlev on November 22nd, 1966 in Perm.


Dmitry was born on June 27th, 1980 in Temryuk.


Dmitry was born on February 18th, 1983 in Balashikha.


Dmitry A. Glukhovsky is a science fiction, magic realism, and dystopia writer, journalist, and radio personality. Dmitry was given the name Dmitry Alexeevich Glukhovsky on June 12th, 1979.


Dmitry S. Peskov is a press secretary. Dmitry was born on October 17th, 1967 in Moscow.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dmitry

Filippov Dmitry was a soviet –russian statesman, known politician, public figure, and entrepreneur. Filippov was born on August 1st, 1944. He breathed his last breath on October 13th, 1998.


He holds the title Prince of Abkhazia. His career lasted from 1821 to 1821. He left this life on October 16th, 1822.


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Fun Facts about the name Dmitry

  • How Popular is the name Dmitry? Dmitry is the 16,783rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dmitry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 476 babies born with the first name Dmitry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dmitry to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dmitry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Dmitry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dmitry is Monday, February 9th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Dmitry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dmitry was in 2013 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Dmitry Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dmitry is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Dmitry: Your name in reverse order is Yrtimd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ytdrmi. How do you pronounce that?

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