Name: Erastus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Erastus

  • Meaning:
    Love
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (eh RAS tus)
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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Derived from the Greek Erastos (lovely, beloved). The name is borne in the Bible by a Christian sent into Macedonia by Paul.

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