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What does Gerasim mean?

Gerasim Pronunciation of Gerasim [gerasim] as a boys' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Gerasim is "old; honor". Russian form of Greek Gerasimos, derived from geras. The root is similar to Geraint, Gerontius and the German Gereon. Saint Gerasimos was a fifth-century hermit.

Associated with: greek, old, saint, hermit (monk).


1 alternative form via Geraint: Gerant.

Creative forms:
(male) Garasim, Gorasim, ..

(female) Gergis, Gerria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gerasim Shimon (G.S.), ..

How popular is Gerasim?

Gerasim is an unusual given name for males and also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gerasim has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Abrahim, Basim, Ebrahim, Efraim, Efrayim, Gedalia, Gedalio (see Gedaliah), Gefania (see Gefen), Gemali, Genesis, Georas, Gerald, Geralde, Geraldo, Gerall, Gerallt, Gerard, Gerardo, Geraud (see Gerald), Geremia, Gerik, Germain, Germin, Geronimo, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gersham, Gershom, Gerson, Gervais, Gervas, Gervase, Gervasio, Gervasius, Gervaso (see Gervase), Gevaria (see Gevariah), Graham, Graig, Gram, Ibrahim, Kasim, Qasim, Seraphim and Wasim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gerasim.

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