Infographic of Jerome name meaning, which is “He of the holy name,” from the Greek hieros (holy) and onyma (name).
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Jerome Name Popularity

How popular is the name Jerome? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 165 143 0.0406%
1911 159 172 0.0462%
1912 131 460 0.0912%
1913 143 506 0.0892%
1914 138 694 0.0996%
1915 140 878 0.0966%
1916 138 958 0.0992%
1917 134 1,037 0.1037%
1918 137 1,113 0.1037%
1919 135 1,074 0.1026%
1920 126 1,267 0.114%
1921 124 1,377 0.1203%
1922 121 1,405 0.1261%
1923 118 1,464 0.1307%
1924 114 1,552 0.1336%
1925 113 1,544 0.1366%
1926 115 1,581 0.1437%
1927 111 1,671 0.151%
1928 110 1,722 0.1609%
1929 110 1,644 0.1587%
1930 105 1,748 0.1673%
1931 103 1,728 0.1751%
1932 107 1,636 0.1656%
1933 105 1,677 0.18%
1934 107 1,749 0.1809%
1935 96 1,995 0.2053%
1936 98 1,943 0.2017%
1937 100 1,953 0.1982%
1938 94 2,188 0.2137%
1939 93 2,135 0.2099%
1940 95 2,166 0.2038%
1941 101 2,133 0.1895%
1942 104 2,317 0.1835%
1943 109 2,280 0.1746%
1944 117 1,932 0.1559%
1945 122 1,830 0.1501%
1946 114 2,270 0.1538%
1947 111 2,661 0.1594%
1948 110 2,577 0.1614%
1949 105 2,754 0.1712%
1950 103 2,812 0.1746%
1951 103 2,972 0.1753%
1952 105 3,040 0.1742%
1953 107 3,063 0.1731%
1954 113 3,099 0.1695%
1955 112 3,070 0.1669%
1956 117 3,049 0.1614%
1957 126 2,985 0.1551%
1958 129 2,796 0.1479%
1959 134 2,673 0.1407%
1960 133 2,652 0.14%
1961 136 2,618 0.1387%
1962 131 2,748 0.1497%
1963 128 2,639 0.147%
1964 140 2,299 0.1306%
1965 143 2,122 0.1298%
1966 147 1,926 0.1234%
1967 153 1,770 0.1166%
1968 161 1,662 0.1107%
1969 165 1,651 0.1072%
1970 167 1,706 0.1072%
1971 162 1,686 0.1122%
1972 166 1,531 0.1124%
1973 163 1,434 0.1106%
1974 169 1,391 0.107%
1975 165 1,419 0.1104%
1976 165 1,393 0.1081%
1977 174 1,344 0.0997%
1978 171 1,353 0.1006%
1979 177 1,329 0.0943%
1980 178 1,356 0.0927%
1981 183 1,348 0.0917%
1982 191 1,285 0.086%
1983 194 1,206 0.0817%
1984 199 1,159 0.0779%
1985 199 1,186 0.0781%
1986 207 1,135 0.0752%
1987 211 1,142 0.0748%
1988 222 1,104 0.0708%
1989 252 998 0.0618%
1990 263 990 0.0597%
1991 287 881 0.0541%
1992 298 861 0.0539%
1993 322 774 0.0496%
1994 338 697 0.0454%
1995 373 603 0.04%
1996 394 557 0.0372%
1997 425 498 0.0337%
1998 414 534 0.0357%
1999 446 472 0.0315%
2000 502 415 0.0272%
2001 486 441 0.0293%
2002 484 437 0.0292%
2003 555 363 0.0239%
2004 548 377 0.0247%
2005 568 371 0.0243%
2006 585 380 0.0243%
2007 609 365 0.0231%
2008 606 367 0.0237%
2009 664 324 0.0217%
2010 739 251 0.0174%
2011 727 259 0.0182%
2012 672 302 0.0212%
2013 735 258 0.0181%
2014 758 252 0.0173%
2015 815 214 0.0147%
2016 817 216 0.015%
2017 812 212 0.0152%
2018 835 196 0.0143%
2019 878 178 0.0131%
2020 1,041 144 0.0113%

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Names Like Jerome

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What names are diminutives of Jerome?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Jerome sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jerome, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jerry

A diminutive form of Jeremiah and Jerome.

English


What names are variants of Jerome?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Jerome.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Gerome

Sacred name

Greek

Geronimo

Sacred name

Italian

Gerry

A diminutive form of Gerard.

English

Hierome

Sacred name

Greek

Hieronim

Sacred name

Greek

Hieronimo

Sacred name

Italian

Hieronimos

Sacred name

Greek

Hieronimus

Sacred name

Greek

Hieronymos

Sacred name

Greek

Hieronymus

Sacred name

Italian

Jairo

Spanish

Jairome

Sacred name

Greek

Jeroen

Sacred name

Greek

Jeromo

Sacred name

Greek

Jeronimo

Sacred name

Italian

Jerrome

Sacred name

Greek

Jerron

Cry of rejoicing; sacred name

Israeli

Jerry

A diminutive form of Jeremiah and Jerome.

English


What names sound like Jerome?

If you like how Jerome sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jerome.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jereme

The Lord exalts

Hebrew

Jeromy

What names are similar to Jerome?

Find a name that’s like Jerome, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Chairo

Sacred name

Spanish


Lists With Jerome

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Jerome.


Siblings of Jerome

Mamas with kids named Jerome also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jaylon

Calm

Greek

Morgan

Circling sea

Welsh

Lorenzo

Laurel

Italian

Michael

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

3 Comments

  1. Uncles name

  2. Because his uncle gave the name

  3. My husband and I took a long time coming up with a boy name–almost 7 months! I wanted a biblical or saint name, but not one that’s super common. My husband liked the name Jeremy, but I was a little skeptical. Jerome was the perfect fit 🙂


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