Erasmus is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Erasmus means “Dear Or Dearest”.
Origin of the name is: “Greek”
Erasmus is a Boy name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “eh + RAHS + mas”
Erasmus Name Meaning:
The name Erasmus has ancient Greek as well as Biblical origins. It is derived from the ancient Greek word ‘erasmos’ which means ‘dear or dearest’. Erasmus was the name of a 4th century martyr and Christian saint, as well as the name of a Dutch renaissance humanist.
It is a Christian baby name.
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Famous people with this name:
Erasmus Darwin, English physician; grandfather of Charles Darwin;
Erasmus James, American NFL football player;
Erasmus Gower, British naval officer and colonial governor;
Erasmus Ommanney, British naval officer and Arctic explorer;
Erasmus Arlington “Arlie” Pond, American baseball player and army physician;
Desiderius Erasmus, Dutch Renaissance scholar and author of “Praise of Folly”