What does Hieronimus mean?
Hieronimus /hi-eron-imus/ as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Hieronimus means "sacred name". Hieronimus is a variant form of Jerome (Greek): from Hieronymos. Compare surname Hironimus.
Hieronimus has 1 more different relation via Jerome: Hieronim.Kreatif forms: Hieronimusshi, Hieronipus, Hilronimus. [more]
How popular is Hieronimus?
Hieronimus is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#83301 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Hieronimus and related names. The only prominent variation form of Hieronimus (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Jerome (#807 the previous year). Other variants, like Hieronimos, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Hieronimus reached its peak during the years 1930-1939 (#101) and is now significantly lower (#807, ▼79%), with Jerome becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hieronimus is pronounced similarly to Herinomos and Heronimo. Other suggested similar baby names are Geronimo, Gerontius, Harmonio, Herman▼, Herminio▼, Hermon▼, Hermus, Hernan▼, Hernando, Hieremias, Hierome, Jeronimo and Jeronimus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hieronimus.