[ 2 syll. ar-min, arm-in ] The baby boy name Armin is pronounced as AA-RMihN †. Armin is used chiefly in the German, English, and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Armenian and Germanic origins. Germanic origin, German use: It is derived from the element 'ermen' meaning whole, immense, universal. The name was recorded by the Roman historian Tacitus as the form Arminius (Latin), which could have been an old Latinized form of Herman. Arminius (18BC-21AD) was an ancient chieftain of the Germanic tribe Cherusci who defeated the Roman army in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. Like Herman, the name saw a rise in popularity during 19th-century German nationalism, which emphasized military prowess.
In addition, Armin is a variant of the name Armand (Dutch, English, French, and German).
Armin is also a variant of the name Armen (Armenian and Russian).
Armin is also a variant of the name Herman (English) in the English, German, and Spanish languages.
The name Armina (English) is the female form of Armin.
Armin is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1914, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Armin. It ranked at #884 then. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is today of sporadic use. Out of all boy names in its group, Armin was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Armin: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"