Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Sacred name
Jeronimo is a boy's name that's sure to demand attention. This name's meaning of "sacred name" comes from its Greek origins and the name Hieronymos, although it also has roots in Italy. Sometimes spelled as Geronimo, this name is an alternative form of Jerome. If Jeronimo isn't impressive enough on its own, then your little one might enjoy the story of Saint Jerome, an Italian Christian priest and historian. In this legend, Saint Jerome apparently removed a thorn from a lion's paw pad and won its lifelong loyalty. Geronimo, meanwhile, was one of the most renowned Apache chiefs in history, making Jeronimo a name that's built for the history books.
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