GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ιερωνυμος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: hye-RO-nuy-muws (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latin form of JEROME used in Germany and the Netherlands. Hieronymus Bosch was a 15th-century Dutch painter known for his depictions of the torments of hell.
VARIANTS: Jeroen (Dutch), Hieronymos (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Jeronim, Jere, Jerko (Croatian), Jerome, Jerry (English), Roni (Finnish), Jérôme (French), Geronimo (History), Gerolamo, Girolamo (Italian), Ieronimus (Late Roman), Jerónimo (Portuguese), Jerônimo (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Jerónimo, Gerónimo (Spanish)
Entry updated December 8, 2017