[ 3 syll. de-me-ter, dem-et-er ] The baby boy name Demeter is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as Dih-MIYT-ahR †. Demeter is used chiefly in the English and Hungarian languages, and it is derived from Old Greek origins. Demeter is a variant of the name Demetrius (English).
Demeter is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Demeter, Demetrius was the most regularly used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Demeter: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"