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Jerome Meaning


What does Jerome mean?

The name Jerome is of Greek, English and French origin.

The meaning of Jerome is "sacred name, holy name".

Jerome is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Je-rome.

The Given Name Jerome

Jerome is a form of Hieronymos. See Hieronymos for further details.

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

A wonderfully classic name.

An attractive name that will be appealing to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jerome Couplin III, and Jerôme Fernandez.

Jerome Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 870 in baby name popularity for boys with 250 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 856 in baby name popularity for boys with 255 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Jerome Related Names

Jerome is a form of Hieronymos.

Famous Jeromes

  • Jerome ~ Saint
  • Jerome Couplin III ~ Football Player
  • Jerôme Fernandez ~ Handball Player
  • Jerome Flynn ~ Actor
  • Jerome Isaac Friedman ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1990
  • Jerome Karle ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1985

Jerome Numerology

What will your new littleJerome be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Jerome Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jerome.

Just for fun, see the name Jerome 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 Jerome in Nautical Flags page.