hermes boy

First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Messenger

First name variations: Ermes, Hermilio, Hermite, Hermus

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. French (Hermès) and Dutch: from the Greek name Hermes, name of a saint mentioned briefly in Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.
  2. Dutch and North German: variant of Ermens, a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Ermelendis or Ermgart.
  3. Dutch and German: patronymic from a short form of Herman.
  4. Southern French (Hermès): topographic name for someone who lived in a deserted spot or on a patch of waste land, from Occitan erm ‘desert’, ‘waste’ (Greek erēmia) + the local suffix -ès.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Kelly Rutherford

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