First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ermias mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ermias

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Ermias is of Eritrea origin and means "It is a common name for boys in Eritrea and Ethiopia and it means God will rise.".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Ermias means "God will rise" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from United States says the name Ermias is of African origin and means "GOD WILL RISE".
  • A user from Malawi says the name Ermias is of Eritrea origin and means "God will rise.".
Other origins: Geez

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enduring, forever will your memory remain

R is for relax, you know how!

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

Notable Persons Named Ermias

Nipsey Hussle is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Nipsey was given the name Ermias Asghedom on August 15th, 1985.


Ermias Tekle is a soccer player for the Adulis Club, Croydon Kings, Western Strikers SC, Adelaide Comets FC, and Eritrea national football team. Ermias was born in Eritrea. Ermias is also known as Tekle and Ermias.


Ermias Maakele is an athlete for the FC Edaga Hamus.


Ermias Weldai is an athlete for the FC Edaga Hamus.


Ermias Haile is a sports team member for the Western Strikers SC.


Ermias Hailu is an athlete for the Dashen Beer FC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ermias U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 97.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ermias

People with the last name Ermias are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ermias

  • How Popular is the name Ermias? Ermias is the 40,954th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ermias was the 146,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ermias have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 75 babies born with the first name Ermias in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ermias to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ermias? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ermias first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ermias is Saturday, December 4th, 1971.
  • What year had the most people named Ermias born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ermias was in 2014 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ermias: Your name in reverse order is Saimre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imrsea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ermias? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 113 people with the last name Ermias.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ermias? Ermias is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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