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Herman Meaning


What does Herman mean?

The name Herman is of German origin.

The meaning of Herman is "army man, soldier".

It is also of Dutch and English origin, where its meaning is "army man".

Herman is generally used as a boy's name.

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

The Given Name Herman

Herman is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

This 2 syllable name has majesty and a positive vibe.

Herman is also great as a middle name.

Herman falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Herman Brood, Herman Finkers, and Herman Hollerith.

Herman Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,232 in baby name popularity for boys with 61 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,356 in baby name popularity for boys with 55 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Herman sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Herman Name Popularity Page.

Herman Related Names

Variants of the name Herman include Heriman, Hermann.

The names Armand, Armando, Harmen, Hermanni, Hermanus are all forms of Herman.

Herman has the diminutive (nickname) Harm.

Famous Hermans

  • Herman Brood ~ Musician
  • Herman Finkers ~ Actor
  • Herman Hollerith ~ Scientist
  • Herman Joseph ~ Saint
  • Herman Melville ~ Writer
  • Herman the Cripple ~ Saint
  • Herman van Veen ~ Actor, Musician

Herman Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Herman.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Herman Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Herman.

Just for fun, see the name Herman 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 Herman in Nautical Flags page.