Gender: Male Origin of Geronimo: Native American; Italian variation of Jerome Meaning of Jerome: Greek, "sacred name"

Geronimo Origin and Meaning

The name Geronimo is a boy's name of Italian, Native American origin.

This name of a renowned Apache leader and mystic would be a difficult choice, since it was used as a rallying cry in so many old westerns and by paratroopers jumping out of their planes in World War II.

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indiefendi2 Says:


I have a co-worker named Geronimo. He takes pride in his name's history :)

mill1020 Says:


There's actually a Geronimo in my daughter's class. Goes by Nimo (pronounced the same way as Disney's Nemo) for short. My daughter says he doesn't get teased.