Jerome: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Jerome

The English version of the Greek name Hieronymous, which means "sacred (or holy) name." But that won't keep you from screaming it across the playground sixty times when your little Jerome develops selective hearing.

Nicknames:

Jere, Jerry, Rome.

Famous people named Jerome:

Humorist Jerome Jerome; novelist Jerome David "J.D." Salinger; comedian/actor Jerome "Jerry" Seinfeld; film producer Jerome "Jerry" Bruckheimer; singer Jerome "Jerry" Garcia; choreographer Jerome Robbins.

Fun fact:

St. Jerome is the patron saint of librarians, people who write encyclopedias, and translators.

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