Herman 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).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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A girl I went to school with used to talk about when she was little she would lie in bed and watch 2 spiders on the ceiling. She named them Gertrude and Herman. She said Gertrude ate Herman.
- Nicknames for Herman
Herm, Manny, Hermannia, Hermit, Herm it Crab
- Meanings and history of the name Herman
- Famous real-life people named Herman
Herman Melville, American Renaissance author (Moby-Dick)
Herman Cain, Republican presidential candidate
- Herman in song, story & screen
Herman Smuckers, the town bum in the internet comic blog, The Greasers of Hazzick Flats. Father of Alex, Max, and Orchid Smuckers and several other children. http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com