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What does Hieronimus mean?

Hieronimus \hi(e)-roni-mus, hier(o)-nimus\ as a boys' name. The name Hieronimus means "sacred name". Hieronimus is a variant of Jerome (Greek): from Hieronymos. A rare birth name.


Hieronimus has 4 variants: Hieronimo, Hieronimos, Hieronymos and Hieronymus.

Hieronimus has 15 more different forms via Jerome: Gerome, Geronimo, Gerrie, Gerry, Hierome, Hieronim, Jairo, Jairome, Jeroen, Jeromo, Jeronimo, Jerrome, Jerron, Jerrone and Jerry.


Hieronimus is an uncommon first name for men. Hieronimus is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Hieronimus and related names. Prominent variation forms of Hieronimus (#unlisted) are Gerry, Jairo (#865 the previous year), Jerome (#807) and Jerry (#451). Usage of this boy name reached its peak during 1950-1959 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Gerry, Jairo, Jerome and Jerry becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gerry, Jairo, Jerome, Jerry in U.S.

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