Given Name GERONIMO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: jə-RAWN-ə-mo (English)  [details]

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/CULTURES: Hieronymos, 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)
SAME SPELLING: Gerónimo

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Entry updated December 8, 2017