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Gender: Female Meaning of Hermia: "messenger" Origin of Hermia: Greek, female form of Hermes

The name Hermia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "messenger". Hermia and is often added to lists like Shakespearean Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Though we've gotten used to Hermione via Harry Potter, and even Hermes with its godlike and fashion associations, most people would still have a problem with Hermia (too close to hernia?) and Herman.

On the other hand Hermia does have Shakespearean cred, as a character in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Pop Culture References for the name Hermia

Greek name meaning 'of the earth'
Hermia, character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream"