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German

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Germany
  • #2585 All Time
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How popular is the name "German" in the U.S.?



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20121650165
20131500150
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Want to know about the populiarty of German? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,814 babies born with the name German in the United States. That's more than enough Germans to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "German" was in 1991 with a total of 304 babies.

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "German" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 69 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of only 226 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "German" mean?

German (English): From Germany

The name "German" is of English origin and it means "From Germany". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Namreg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Gmnera". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name German popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name German in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named German

German Burgos

German Burgos is a football biography. German was born in 1969 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

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Germán Lux

Germán Lux is a football biography. Germán was born in 1982 in Carcarana, Argentina.

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Past life for German born Feb 26, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for German

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