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What does Hermia mean?

Hermia Pronunciation of Hermia as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hermia is "messenger". Latinate derivative of Hermes (compare Hermione), the name of the Greek messenger god. Literary: Hermia is a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Also form of Erma.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, messenger (prophet), literary, night (black), dream


VARIANTS Hermila, Hermilda, Herminia

OTHER FORMS VIA HERMIONE Erma, Herma, Hermina, Hermine



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How popular is Hermia?

Hermia is a rare given name for women. Hermia is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Erma, Herma, Hermina, Hermine and Herminia are the prominent varying forms of Hermia (NOT RANKED). These relations of Hermia were favored a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.15%). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erma, Herma, Hermina, Hermine, Herminia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Carmia, Ceria, Cerria, Demia, Femia, Hedia, Hefzia, Helia, Hellia, Helma, Helmina, Hema, Henia, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Hera, Hermona, Hermosa, Heroica, Hersila (see Ersilia), Herta, Hertha, Hestia, Jeremia, Karmia, Kerria, Mercia, Persia, Tercia, Tersia, Tertia and Thermia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hermia.

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