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Hermes Name Meaning

French (Hermès) and Dutch: from the Greek name Hermes, name of a saint mentioned briefly in Paul’s Epistle to the Romans. Dutch and North German: variant of Ermens, a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Ermelendis or Ermgart. Dutch and German: patronymic from a short form of Herman. Southern French (Hermès): topographic name for someone who lived in a deserted spot or on a patch of waste land, from Occitan erm ‘desert’, ‘waste’ (Greek eremia) + the local suffix -ès.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Herms, Hermens, Harmes, Hees, Herres, Berkes, Remes, Hermsen, Heims

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Hermes Family Origin

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Hermes Family Occupations

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  • School

    27%
  • Student

    18%
  • Tailor

    18%
  • Carriage Maker

    9%

In 1881, School, Student and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hermes. A less common occupation for the Hermes family was Carriage Maker. The most common Hermes occupation in Canada was School. 27% of Hermes's were Schools.

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Hermes Historical Records

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Hermes Life Expectancy

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