US Popularity:28748
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:With grain
Ceres is a girl’s name of Latin origin. In Roman mythology, Ceres was the goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility, and motherly relationships. Her name came from the Proto-Italic word kerēs, meaning “with grain,” which ultimately derives from the Proto-Indo-European root ḱerh, meaning “to feed.” She was celebrated during the seven-day festival of Cerealia, which took place in April. If you’re hoping baby will have a knack for making things grow, why not choose this rare, Roman-inspired name for them?

Ceres Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Ceres is currently #28748 in U.S. births
Girl:Ceres is currently #13580 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 399
from 2018
In comparison to the previous year's data
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