Meaning and Origin of: Demeter
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First name origins & meanings:
- Greek : Goddess of the harvest
- Greek : Lover of the earth
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- German : occupational name for a weaver or cloth merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German timīt, dimīt denoting a type of cloth woven with double thread.
- Czech and Slovak : from the personal name Demeter, derived from Greek Dēmētrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou).
- Hungarian : from the ecclesiastical name Demeter, or Dömötör, from Greek Dēmētrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou).