[ 2 syll. jer-mai-ne, je-rma-ine ] The baby boy name Jermaine is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. It is pronounced as JHuhRMEY-N †. Jermaine is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Latin. Jermaine is a variant spelling of the name Germain (French and German).
Jermaine is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity jumped from the 1960s up to the 1970s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 1973 with 0.126% of baby boys being given the name Jermaine. It ranked at #127 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity. In 2012, its usage was 0.018% and its ranking #656, but it was nonetheless the most widely used among all boy names in its group. Jermaine has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Jermaine include Jaraan (English), Jaran, Jaren (Hebrew), Jarmo (Finnish), Jarno (Finnish), Jarom (English), Jaron (English), Jarone, Jarran, Jarren, Jarrin, Jaryn, Jaskarn (English and Indian), Jayron (English), Jayronn, Je Ronn, Je-Ronn, Jerami, Jeran, and Jereamy.
† Pronunciation for Jermaine: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"