Name Hermes Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Hermes


Hermes is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Hermes

Hermes is a name from Greek mythology. He was a son of Zeus and Gaia and the messenger god as well as the protector of travellers, thieves, merchants, and shepherds. Besides, Hermes is a short form of the Old High German name Hermann.

What is the meaning of the name Hermes?

Hermes means “pile of stones”, “stone heap” or “boundary marker” (from ancient Greek “hérma/ἕρμᾰ “) and “army man” (from Hermann).

Pronunciation of Hermes

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Popularity of the name Hermes

The name Hermes is ranked #8141 overall.

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