Hermia - Meaning of Hermia
[ 3 syll. her-mia, he-rm-ia ] The baby girl name Hermia is pronounced HH-erMIYaa- †. Hermia has its origins in the Old Greek and Germanic languages. It is used largely in the German, Hungarian, and Latinized languages. Old Greek origin, German and Hungarian use: It is derived from the word herma with the meaning 'cairn, heap of stones'. The name is a Latinate form of Hermes, the name of the Greek messenger god. It was first adopted by English speakers in the medieval period, and it has appeared in Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream (1594-1596).
Hermia is a form of the French and German Hermine in the Latinized language.
Hermia is the feminine form of the English, German, Greek, and Italian Hermes.
Hermia has 12 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Herma, Hermea, Hermenia, Hermiah, Hermilda, Hermilla, Hermina, Herminda, Hermine, and Hermione. Forms used in foreign languages include the Spanish Hermila and the Spanish Herminia.
Hermia is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Hermia include Harinee, Harini, Harinie, Hariny, Harmonee, Harmoney, Harmoni, Harmony, Harumi, Haruna, Herene, Hermiah, Hiraani, Hirani, Hiromi, Horonaem, Horonayme, Huruma, Jorgina, and Rhiannon.
† English pronunciation for Hermia: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"