Ermine Name Meaning & Origin
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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Middle English, from Anglo-French hermin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German harmo weasel. First Known Use: 12th century. (Information from Wikipedia.)
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My paternal grandfather's name was Ermine and he went by the nickname of Erm pronounced "Uhrm". I also knew an Ermine in middle school, a female.
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It is a type of animal, a short-tailed weasel also called a "Stoat" that usually has white hair. Could be a variation of the names Herman or Hermione.
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