Erasmus Name Meaning & Origin

Erasmus

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Meanings and history of the name Erasmus

Derived from Greek ερασμιος (erasmios) meaning "beloved".
Pronounced: ih-RAZ-muhs

Famous real-life people named Erasmus

Erasmus of Rotterdam, a Dutch Renaissance humanist and theologian.
Saint Erasmus of Formiae, also known as Saint Elmo, an early Catholic martyr who is venerated as the patron saint of sailors.
Erasmus Reinhold, German astronomer and mathematician
Desiderius Erasmus - a Renaissance-era Dutch humanist and social critic

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Erasmus is the main character of the book Anathem by Neal Stephenson.

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