What does Erastus mean?
Erastus [eras-tus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Erastus is "beloved". Related to Erasmus, being from the Greek erastos. Biblical: Erastus was a missionary sent out by Saint Paul.
(male) Erases, Estus, ..
(female) Erasta, .. Middle name pairings:
Erastus Kamarion (E.K.), ..
How popular is Erastus?
Erastus is a rare given name for men. Erastus is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Erastus reached its top position of #600 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Rastus, Rasmus, Erasmus and Erasmo are the prominent alternative forms of Erastus appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Erasmios, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Erastus was common in the 1880s.
Erastus is pronounced similarly to Aristos. Other recommended names are Agustus, Amatus, Anastius, Artus, Blasius, Brutus, Crispus, Easton▲, Ernestus, Ernst▼, Esavius (see Eusebius), Estes, Eustis, Evaristus, Evarts, Faustus, Festus, Gustus, Justus▲, Stasius and Ursus. Like Erastus, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.