GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ερμης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: HUR-meez (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly meaning "cairn, pile of stones" in Greek. Hermes was a Greek god associated with speed and good luck, who served as a messenger to Zeus. He was also the patron of travellers, writers, athletes, merchants, thieves and orators.

This was also used as personal name, being borne for example by a 1st-century saint and martyr.

Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ermes, Ermete (Italian)