German - Meaning of German

What does German mean?

[ 2 syll. ger-man, ge-rm-an ] The baby boy name German is pronounced HHeh-RMAE-N or JHIYEH-RMaeN †. German's origin is Latin and Germanic, and its use, Russian and Spanish.

German is a Russian and Spanish variant transcription of Germain (French and German).

German is also a Russian variant transcription of Herman (English).

See also the related categories, latin, russian, spanish, and germanic (german).

German is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1991, 0.014% of baby boys were named German. It ranked at #585 then. The baby name has since experienced a substantial drop in popularity, and is of only sporadic use now. Within all boy names in its group, German was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like German include Hermann, Geremy, Germaen, Germaene, Germane, Germayn, Germayne, Germin, Germyn, Gerome, Gerrin, Gerwyn, Giermo, Haream, Harean, Hareane, Hareem, Hareim, Hariem, and Harin.

† English pronunciation for German: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



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