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Gender: M Pronunciation: heer-ON-ee-mos Origin of Hieronymus: German variation of Jerome Meaning of Jerome: Greek, "sacred name"

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This cognate of Jerome (of all things), familiar via the Dutch painter of fantastical scenes, H. Bosch, would appeal only to the most audacious, intrepid, attention-seeking baby namer.

Famous People Named Hieronymus

Hieronymus Fabricius, pioneering anatomist and surgeon
Hieronymus Cock, Flemish print publisher

Pop Culture References for the Name Hieronymus

Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch, character in detective novels by Michael Connelly
Another form is Hironymous

Hi, Hiram, Hyram, Jerome

Hieronymus's International Variations

Hieronymos (Greek) Geronimo (Native American) Heronim, Hieronimos (Polish)