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Germaine - Meaning of Germaine

What does Germaine mean?

[ 2 syll. ger-mai-ne, ge-rma-ine ] The baby boy name Germaine is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is ZH-erMEH-N †. The origin of Germaine is the Latin language. Germaine is a variant of the name Germain (French and German).

Germaine is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1972, 0.009% of baby boys were given the name Germaine. Its ranking then was #630. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of very modest use. Within all boy names in its group, Germaine was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018. Though Germaine is slightly more popular as a baby boy name today, there was a period from 1903 to 1963 that it was given more often to girls. From 1971 on, increasingly more baby boys than girls were named Germaine.

Baby names that sound like Germaine include Germain (French and German), Sören (German and Scandinavian), Xerome, Zarin, Zarrin, Zaryn, Zeram (English), Zereen, Zereene, Zerem (Hebrew), Zeroun, Zeroune, Zerrin, Zoram, Zoran (Slavic), Zorane, Zorann, Zoranne, Jerome (English and French), and Zeezrom (English).

† English pronunciation for Germaine: ZH as in "beige (B.EY.ZH" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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