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PronouncedPron.jə-RAWN-ə-mo English
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Meaning & History

From Gerónimo, a Spanish form of JEROME. This is the better-known name of the Apache leader Goyathlay (1829-1909). It was given to him by the Mexicans, his enemies.
Other Languages & CulturesHieronymos, Hieronymus Ancient Greek Jere, Jerko, Jeronim Croatian Hieronymus, Jeroen Dutch Jerome, Jerry English Roni Finnish Jérôme French Hieronymus German Gerolamo, Girolamo Italian Ieronimus Late Roman Jerónimo Portuguese Jerônimo Portuguese (Brazilian) Gerónimo, Jerónimo Spanish
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Entry updated December 8, 2017