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

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. It is, however, still used in Germany, especially in Catholic Bavaria and in the north German Rhineland.

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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

Jerome, Hi, Hyram, Hiram

Hieronymus's International Variations

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

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