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pinWhat 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 4 variants: Hieronimo, Hieronimos, Hieronymos and Hieronymus.

Hieronimus has 1 more different relation via Jerome: Hieronim.

Kreatif forms: Hieronimusshi, Hieronipus, Hilronimus. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jerome in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.