[ syll. har-tmut, ha-rtm-ut ] The baby boy name Hartmut is pronounced as HHAARTMAHT †. Hartmut is used predominantly in the German language and it is derived from Germanic origins. The name's meaning is brave spirit. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'hart' meaning brave, hardy ; 'muot' spirit, courage.
Erdmut (variant spelling) is a form of Hartmut.
See also the related form, Hardy (English and German).
Hartmut is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Hartmut: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"