Demeter

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Δημητηρ (Demeter)

Greek δε (de) = 'earth' and μητηρ (meter) = 'mother' [1]

Related Names

Demeter
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Swedish

See also Demetrios

Further Information

In the Greek mythology Demeter is the goddess of agriculture. She is the daughter of Kronos, the sister of Zeus and the mother of Persephone.

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
1 2 1 1
Denmark Denmark[3]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a. 2 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Demeter.

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi