Herman: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Herman

Herman

Pronunciation: HER-min (key)

Origin of the name Herman:

From the German Hermann, which is from the Old High German Hariman (army man, soldier), a compound name composed of the elements hari (army) and man (man).

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Related Names:

Armand, Armando, Armin, Herm, Hermann, Manny

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Herm, Manny

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Herman Melville, American Renaissance author (Moby-Dick)
Herman Cain, Republican presidential candidate

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Herman Munster
Pee-Wee Herman
Herman's Hermits

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