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What does Erasmo mean?

Erasmo Pronunciation of Erasmo [eras-mo] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and Erasmo means "to love". Erasmo is a variant form of Erasmus (Greek): Latin variation of the Greek Erasmos.

Associated with: greek.


2 alternative forms via Erasmus: Erasme and Erasmios.

Creative forms:
(male) Eraser, Erasto, ..

(female) Erasla, Erasti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erasmo Caesar (E.C.), ..

How popular is Erasmo?

Erasmo is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1101 out of 1220, Top 90%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Erasmo was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #1154 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erasmo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erasmo outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Erasmus is the only other popular varying form of Erasmo. These forms of Erasmo were favored as baby names in 1991.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erasmo, Erasmus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erasmo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abramo, Adamo, Cadmo (see Cadmus), Cosmo, Eamon, Easton, Efisio, Efraim, Eladio, Elado, Elam, Elami, Eliseo, Eliso, Elmo, Eran, Eraste, Erastos, Erastus, Ercolo (see Ercole), Erico, Ermanno, Ermano, Ermino, Ernesto, Erno, Ernst, Eros, Errico, Esabio (see Eusebius), Esavio (see Eusebius), Esme, Evaldo (see Everild), Frasco, Kosmo, Preemo (see Primo), Premo and Primo. These names tend to be less frequently used than Erasmo.

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