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Erastus

Heart
Latinized form of Greek Erastos
"beloved"

Erastus Origin and Meaning

The name Erastus is boy's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "beloved".
The Biblical Erastus was an assistant of Paul's in the New Testament. A name used in the 19th century that has fall off the scope, but may be revived as parents dig deeper for undiscovered Biblical choices.

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Famous People Named Erastus

  • Erastus of Corinthpolitician and disciple in the New Testament
  • Erastus FairbanksAmerican politician; 21st an 26th Governor of New Hampshire
  • Erastus CorningU.S. Congressman from New York
  • Erastus Corning 2ndAmerican politician; grand,grandson of Erastus Corning
  • Erastus Dean CulverAmerican politician and abolitionist
  • Erastus Otis HavenAmerican Methodist bishop
  • Erastus WimanCanadian,American developer of Staten Island, NY
  • Erastus Dow PalmerAmerican sculptor
  • Erastus Benson; American banker and investor; Founder of BensonNebraska

Erastus in Pop Culture

  • Erastus WinchCharacter in The Damnation of Theron Ware (1896)