masculine Gerasimus

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greek
Name Root:
géras > Gerásimos
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This name derives from the Ancient Greek “géras (γέρας) Gerásimos (Γεράσιμος)” meaning “someone worthy of a prize.” Saint Gerasimos is the patron saint of the island of Kefalonia in Greece. Gerasimos (1506–1579) came from the aristocratic and wealthy Notaras family. He has been consecrated a monk on Mount Athos, went to Jerusalem for 12 years, spent some time in Crete and Zakynthos, and 1555 arrived on Kefalonia. He is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. The feast day is celebrated on March 5 in memory of St. Gerasimos.

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