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The name Demetrius is of Greek origin, and is derived from the name of a mythological Greek goddess.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Demetrius has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Demetrius
Use of the Name Demetrius for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
27,898 27,829 18,627 6,671 3,062 1,135 587
The table below indicates the number of times the name Demetrius has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Demetrius first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1954, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Demetrius
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
195489169  
195588270  
195691766  
195784379  
195889571  
195989074  
196084580  
1961768101  
1962571188  
1963574189  
1964540211  
1965459287  
1966467266  
1967383386  
1968391398  
1969371446  
1970374467  
1971343537  
1972305597  
1973281650  
1974275681  
1975298636  
1976286655  
1977290673  
1978289659  
1979278735  
1980294695  
1981285716  
1982313627  
1983292687  
1984313620  
1985311656  
1986277762  
1987288745  
1988292790  
1989279885  
1990290865  
19912581,053  
19922811,021  
1993296942  
1994301892  
1995309853  
1996338761  
1997364678  
1998377668  
1999391649  
2000382678  
2001386669  
2002424580  
2003457548  
2004435587  
Totals:  27,898 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Demetrius as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Demetrius appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 51 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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