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Erasmus Meaning


What does Erasmus mean?

The name Erasmus is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Erasmus is "loved, desired".

It is also of Latin origin, where its meaning is "to love".

Erasmus is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced E-ras-mus.

The Given Name Erasmus

Erasmus is a form of Erasmos. See Erasmos for further details.

Erasmus appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Simple yet chic, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Although unique, your little fearless Erasmus, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Erasmus of Formia.

Erasmus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Erasmus Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Erasmus has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Erasmus to other names.

Erasmus Related Names

Erasmus is a form of Erasmos.

The name Rasmus is a form of Erasmus.

Famous Erasmuss

  • Erasmus of Formia ~ Saint

Erasmus Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Erasmus.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Erasmus are often supportive and trusty but most of all they are read more >>

Erasmus Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Erasmus in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Erasmus.

Just for fun, see the name Erasmus in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Erasmus in Nautical Flags page.