Demeter Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Demeter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a weaver or cloth merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German timit, dimit denoting a type of cloth woven with double thread. Czech and Slovak: from the personal name Demeter, derived from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou). Hungarian: from the ecclesiastical name Demeter, or Dömötör, from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Demler, Demmer, Meter, Besemer, Deubler, Rementer, Deremer, Nester

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Demeter Family Origin

Where is the Demeter family from?

SHOW MORE

Demeter Family Occupations

What did your Demeter ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Demeter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Hardware Merch.

    50%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Demeter occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Demeter's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Hardware Merch. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Demeter.

Source: Census data for Demeter | Data not to scale

Demeter Historical Records

What Demeter family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Demeter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Demeter

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Demeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Demeter lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demeter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Demeter Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name