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Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἔρασμος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. i-RAZ-məs(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek ἐράσμιος (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.

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Other Languages & CulturesErasmos(Ancient Greek) Rasmus(Danish) Elmo(English) Rasmus(Estonian) Rasmus(Finnish) Elmo(German) Erasmo, Elmo(Italian) Ermo(Medieval Italian) Rasmus(Norwegian) Erasmo(Portuguese) Erazem(Slovene) Erasmo(Spanish) Rasmus(Swedish)

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