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Of Greek origin.

From the Greek name Ερμιόνη, Hermione.

Derives from the masculine name Hermes.

According to Greek Mythology, Hermes was the messenger of Zeus and was consider the god of travelers, heralds, diplomacy, roads and trade.

Hermione was the only daughter of Menelaus and Helen and was a woman of great beauty, compared only to Aphrodite.

The name became widely known due to the character of Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series of books and films.

Alternative forms of the name are Hermine, Hermina, Herminia.

Famous bearers are Hermione Baddeley, Hermione Norris, Hermione Gingold.