Homer is a ♂ male name.
Homer is an Anglicized form of the ancient Greek name Hómēros (Ὅμηρος). The name is popular because of the Greek epic poet Homer who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey. And Homer Simpson also contributes to his popularity.
Homer means “hostage”, “pledge” or “surety” (from ancient Greek “hómēros/ὅμηρος”).
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