What Does The Name "Homer" Mean?


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d ds answered
The boy's name Homer is of Greek origin, and its meaning is "security, pledge, hostage". Visit Homer name meaning and origin.
Homer name is americanized form of the Greek family name Homiros or derivatives of Homiros like Homirou, Homiridis.
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Evelyn Vaz answered
Homer is a name that is usually given to a boy and is pronounced as HOH-mer. It roots down to Greek origin and it literally means "security, pledge; hostage".

Homer was also the name of the renowned early Greek poet. However, there is no existing evidence, which proves that Homer was a person in reality. He is credited for his work that comprise of the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey. These poems are also dated back to the 8th or 7th century BC.
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Arun Raj answered
Homer is derived from the Greek word "homeros," meaning "security, hostage or pledge." The most famous bearer of the name is the legendary Greek philosopher and poet Homer, who wrote the "Odyssey" and the "Illiad" in the 8th century BC. Homer is also the name of the cartoon father (Homer Simpson) in the hit television series "The Simpsons" Winslow Homer was the name of the American painter who was known for his painting "Eight Bells."

The name ranked 317 out of 1000 males in the US for the year 1990. Name analysts believe the person with the name as Homer to be creative, peaceful and cheerful.

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