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Onesimus

Heart
Greek
"beneficial, profitable"

Onesimus Origin and Meaning

The name Onesimus is a boy's name meaning "beneficial, profitable".
Rarely used these days, Onesimus was the name of an escaped slave in the Bible who met St. Paul in prison. Its Greek sound is obvious, and its three syllables make it one that might be hard to wear in the twenty-first century.
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Famous People Named Onesimus

  • Saint Onesimusrunaway slave who met St. Paul, subject of the Epistle to Philemon, he later was a Bishop of the early Christian church
  • Onesimus UstonsonEnglish manufacturer of fishing tackle
  • Onesimus Muzikstage name of Armstrong Kalua, Malawian pop singer
  • Onesimus Dongsin ParkSouth Korean bishop
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Onesimus in Pop Culture

  • 4 syllablesOh,ness,uh,muss
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