Erasmia is a female Greek name, whose origins are found in Ancient Greece.
Erasmia derived from Greek word ερασμιος (erasmios) meaning “beloved”.
Sound of name Erasmios: E-ra-smeé-a
Male Version of Erasmia: Erasmos
Nameday of Erasmia: September 1st
Origin of name Erasmia – The 40 Virgins
Erasmia is an ancient Greek name, which became more common in the Christian years.
The Greek name Erasmia refers to one of the 40 virgins that were brutally murdered by Licinius, the ruler of Thrace.
The 40 Virgins, among which was Erasmia, were tortured and murdered as the ruler wanted to punish their teacher Ammon, who was not willing to become a pagan.
The Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of the 40 Virgins (40 Parthenes) and thus the nameday of Erasmia on September 1st.
Nickames deriving from name Erasmia
Erasmia does not have many nicknames and diminutives; the only ones you can find are Eri, Mia, Sia, Eroula
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Erasmia
Erasmia is a fierce woman who likes having things under control. She can be very oppressing from times to times, especially if she feels that things are not under her control.