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German Meaning


What does German mean?

The name German is of Latin origin.

The meaning of German is "from germany".

German is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ger-man.

The Given Name German

German is good for parents who want a name that is unique and luminous.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Wrap it up and take it home, German may just be the name you're looking for.

German falls into the place name category.

German Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,189 in baby name popularity for boys with 159 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,213 in baby name popularity for boys with 151 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the German Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for German has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of German to other names.

German Related Names

The name Germana is a form of German.

Famous Germans

    German Numerology

    What will your new littleGerman be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    German Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name German in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name German.

    Just for fun, see the name German in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the German in Nautical Flags page.