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Origin and popularity of the name HIERONYMUS


Hieronymus : German: from the personal name Hieronymus ‘Jerome’ a Latinized form of Greek Hierōnymos composed of the elements hieros ‘sacred’ + onyma ‘name’. It was borne by several Christian saints including Saint Jerome (c. 347–420) creator of the Vulgate the standard Latin version of the Bible. See also Jerome.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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