Jerome: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jerome

Jerome

Pronunciation: jə-ROHM (key)

Origin of the name Jerome:

Derived from the Latin Hieronymus, a compound name composed from the elements hieros (holy) and onyma (name): hence, "holy name." Short: Jerr. Pet: Jerry.

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Geronimo, Hieronymus, Jerry

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Meanings and history of the name Jerome: | Edit

From Latin, the English and French form of Hieronymus, meaning "holy name".

Famous real-life people named Jerome: | Edit

St. Jerome, translator of the Bible into Latin
Jerome K. Jerome, British humourist
Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld, American comedian
Jerome Kern, American composer
Jerome is the real first name of novelist J.D. Salinger, best known for "The Catcher in the Rye"
Jerome Robbins, choreographer "West Side Story"
Jerome "Jerry" Garcia, lead guitarist/singer/songwriter for the Grateful Dead

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Jerome Clarke; House of Anubis.

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