Gender: Male Meaning of Hieronymous: "sacred name" Origin of Hieronymous: Greek

Hieronymous Origin and Meaning

The name Hieronymous is a boy's name of German, Dutch origin meaning "sacred name".

A name used in Germany and Holland as a form of Jerome, it's the unlikely moniker of fictional detective Hieronymous "Harry" Bosch.

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letmein Says:


Damn that's a long name. There's no way in hell I'm using that name.

CisternSister Says:


Please update this to put Hieronymus Bosch, the painter from the Netherlands in the 1400s, above the fictitious TV detective who is named after him.

Steffer Says:


The detective, and the painter he's named after, spell their name Hieronymus.