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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hermione

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  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Hermione is of Unknown origin and means "Precious stone".
  • According to a user from Wisconsin, United States, the name Hermione is of Greek origin and means "Derived from the name of the Greek messenger god HERMES. In Greek myth Hermione was the daughter of Menelaus and Helen. This is also the name of the wife of Leontes in Shakespeare's play 'The Winter's Tale' (1610). It is now closely associated with the character Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series of books, first released in 1997.".
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Wiktionary

From the Ancient Greek Ἑρμῐόνη (Hermiónē).

  1. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Helen and Menelaus, wife of Orestes.
  2. A female given name

Hermione was also found in the following language(s): Catalan

Notable Persons Named Hermione

Hermione Granger is a fictional character.

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Hermione Baddeley was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1927 to 1986. Hermione was given the name Hermione Youlanda Ruby Clinton-Baddeley on November 13th, 1906 in Broseley, Shropshire, England, UK. She breathed her last breath on August 19th, 1986.

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Hermione Gingold was an actress. She was most active from 1909 to 1909. Hermione was born on December 9th, 1897 in London. She breathed her last breath on May 24th, 1987.

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Hermione Norris is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Hermione was given the name Hermione Jane Norris on February 12th, 1967 in Paddington.

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Hermione Way is an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Hermione was given the name Hermione Lazulie Elizabeth Way in Exeter, England.

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Hermione Hannen was an actress. She was most prominent from 1932 to 1950. Hermione was born as the child of Nicholas Hannen (actor) on January 26th, 1913. She left this life on October 1st, 1983.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hermione

She holds the title Martyr. She left this life in 117.

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Countess was born on November 13th, 1913. She left this life on February 11th, 2001.

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How popular is the baby name Hermione in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 6 6 0
1907 5 5 0
1911 6 6 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 17 17 0
1916 8 8 0
1917 12 12 0
1918 9 9 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 10 10 0
1925 7 7 0
1926 6 6 0
1929 15 15 0
1932 7 7 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 7 7 0
1960 7 7 0
1970 5 5 0
1973 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 17 17 0
2003 59 59 0
2004 54 54 0
2005 57 57 0
2006 74 74 0
2007 67 67 0
2008 61 61 0
2009 47 47 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 52 52 0
2013 47 47 0
2014 57 57 0
2015 57 57 0
2016 71 71 0
2017 80 80 0

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Popularity of Hermione as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Hermione

  • How Popular is the name Hermione? Hermione is the 10,125th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hermione have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,071 babies born with the first name Hermione in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hermione to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hermione? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hermione first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hermione is Friday, April 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Hermione born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hermione was in 2017 with a total of 80 babies.
  • Random Hermione Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hermione is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Hermione: Your name in reverse order is Enoimreh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Meneorhi. How do you pronounce that?

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