Name: Hermes

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hermes

  • Meaning:
    Travel
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (HER meez); (air MEES)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Hermes)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hermes

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  • Used in:
    English and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In ancient Greek mythology Hermes the messenger god was the son of Zeus. He was the god of travellers, shepherds, literature and commerce. The second pronunciation is the modern Greek, although this name is not very common in Greece today.

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