Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. ehr-meh-neh-KHEEL-do(Spanish)

Meaning & History

Spanish and Portuguese form of a Visigothic name meaning "complete sacrifice", from the Germanic elements ermen "whole, entire" and gild "sacrifice, value". It was borne by a 6th-century saint, the son of Liuvigild the Visigothic king of Hispania.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesErminigild(Ancient Germanic) Hermenegild(German) Ermenegildo, Gildo(Italian)
Surname DescendantsMendes(Portuguese) Meléndez, Méndez, Menéndez(Spanish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   nerdy  

Name Days

Spain: April 13


Entry updated November 16, 2019