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What does Homerus mean?

Homerus Pronunciation of Homerus [home-rus] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the name Homerus means "hostage". Homerus is a version of Homer (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Homerus has 1 variant: Homeros.

3 more different relations via Homer: Homar, Homere and Homero.

Creative forms:
(male) Hamerus, Hymerus, ..

(female) Homeia, Homelis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Homerus Jhett (H.J.), ..

How popular is Homerus?

Homerus is a rare given name for men. Homerus is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Homerus (not ranked) are Homer and Homero. Other forms, like Homeros, are uncommon. These relations of Homerus were at the top of their popularity 125 years ago (usage of 0.2%), but now, the version Homer has become less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Homer, Homero in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ambrus, Comus, Emerus, Hampus, Hermus, Herut (see Cherut), Hesperus, Hobert, Holmes, Honorius (see Honore), Howells, Romanus, Romulus and Somers. These names tend to be more commonly used than Homerus.

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