What does Hermes mean?
Hermes [her-mes] as a boys' name is pronounced HER-mees. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hermes is "messenger". Mythology: Hermes was a messenger for the gods on Olympus and was himself the god of eloquence. He was called Mercury by the Romans. Choreographer Hermes Pan.
Related boy name: Mercury.Creative forms:
(male) Harmes, Hermesh, ..
(female) Hermesa, Hermessa, .. Middle name pairings:
Hermes Rhys (H.R.), ..
How popular is Hermes?
Hermes is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7726 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Hermes for boys. Hermes has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
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