Given Name ERASMUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ερασμος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek ερασμιος (erasmios) meaning "beloved". Saint Erasmus, also known as Saint Elmo, was a 4th-century martyr who is the patron saint of sailors. Erasmus was also the name of a Dutch scholar of the Renaissance period.

Categories

philosophers, saints
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Erasmos (Ancient Greek), Rasmus (Danish), Elmo (English), Elmo (German), Erasmo, Elmo (Italian), Ermo (Medieval Italian), Rasmus (Norwegian), Erasmo (Portuguese), Erazem (Slovene), Erasmo (Spanish), Rasmus (Swedish)
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