The name Jerome is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "sacred name". Jerome is ranked #870 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like January Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Boys".
From the experts:
Jerome has a bespectacled, serious, studious image, just like its namesake saint, who was a brilliant scholar. St. Jerome is the patron saint of students, librarians, and archaeologists.
Musical namesakes include Jerome Kern and Jerome Robbins, and Jerome is also the birthname of J.D Salinger, Jerry Garcia, and Jerry Seinfeld, as well as one of the Three Stooges.
The Latin form is Hieronymus, as in the painter Bosch.
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