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Erastus

What does Erastus mean?

Erastus Pronunciation of Erastus 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Er-, -us, greek, biblical, saint

Variations

VARIANTS Eraste, Erastos, Rastus

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ERASMUS Erasme, Erasmios, Erasmo, Rasmus

CREATIVE FORMS
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(female)


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)

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

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

Which version is better?

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.



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

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

Similar Names

Erastus is pronounced similarly to Aristos. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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