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Rasmus

What does Rasmus mean?

Rasmus Pronunciation of Rasmus [ras-mus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Rasmus is "to love". Short form of Erasmus. Used in German-speaking countries.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

1 related form via Erasmus: Ras.

Creative forms:
(male) Ramus, Raslus, ..

(female) Rasma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rasmus Madden (R.M.), ..

How popular is Rasmus?

Rasmus is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#31202 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rasmus was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1644 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rasmus name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rasmus outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Ras and Erasmus are the popular varying forms of Rasmus ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Rasmus was at its highest 135 years ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rasmus, Erasmus, Ras in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rasmus outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beamus, Blasius, Cadmus, Caius, Cassius, Comus, Dacius, Darius, Erastus, Fabius, Faustus, Fawnus, Festus, Gaius, Gustus, Hampus, Hermus, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Jesous, Jesus, Justus, Kadmus, Magnus, Magus, Manus, Marcus, Marius, Markus, Mateus, Maurus, Maximus, Paulus, Radames, Radmund (see Redmond), Rahm, Raimund, Raines, Rains, Rajmund (see Raymond), Ram, Ramey, Rami, Ramon, Ramos, Ramses, Ramzi, Raoul, Rashad, Rashae, Rashaun, Rashid, Rashod, Rastus, Raul, Rayman, Raymon, Raymund, Raynes, Remus, Rinus, Rochus, Ross, Ruffus, Rufous, Rufus, Russ, Seamus, Seumus, Shamus, Stasius, Taurus, Ursus and Vasilus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rasmus.

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