Names.org
Popularity
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

German

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Germany
  • #2585 All Time
Girls
Boys
More Popular Potential Spellings

How popular is the name "German" in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1908 6 0 6
1909 8 0 8
1910 5 0 5
1911 5 0 5
1913 10 0 10
1914 10 0 10
1915 16 0 16
1916 18 0 18
1917 12 0 12
1918 8 0 8
1919 9 0 9
1920 12 0 12
1921 12 0 12
1922 13 0 13
1923 14 0 14
1924 10 0 10
1925 10 0 10
1926 13 0 13
1927 7 0 7
1928 11 0 11
1929 15 0 15
1930 18 0 18
1931 9 0 9
1932 9 0 9
1933 9 0 9
1934 7 0 7
1935 8 0 8
1936 13 0 13
1937 6 0 6
1938 5 0 5
1939 8 0 8
1940 9 0 9
1941 9 0 9
1942 8 0 8
1943 9 0 9
1944 7 0 7
1945 11 0 11
1946 14 0 14
1947 12 0 12
1948 13 0 13
1949 7 0 7
1950 11 0 11
1951 11 0 11
1952 17 0 17
1953 16 0 16
1954 24 0 24
1955 22 0 22
1956 30 0 30
1957 22 0 22
1958 35 0 35
1959 23 0 23
1960 30 0 30
1961 27 0 27
1962 23 0 23
1963 41 0 41
1964 32 0 32
1965 45 0 45
1966 56 0 56
1967 29 0 29
1968 35 0 35
1969 53 0 53
1970 57 0 57
1971 52 0 52
1972 64 0 64
1973 75 0 75
1974 71 0 71
1975 88 0 88
1976 77 0 77
1977 87 0 87
1978 88 0 88
1979 104 0 104
1980 107 0 107
1981 124 0 124
1982 116 0 116
1983 124 0 124
1984 117 0 117
1985 119 0 119
1986 104 0 104
1987 119 0 119
1988 148 0 148
1989 269 0 269
1990 269 0 269
1991 304 0 304
1992 243 0 243
1993 243 5 238
1994 252 0 252
1995 246 0 246
1996 258 0 258
1997 250 0 250
1998 210 0 210
1999 217 0 217
2000 254 0 254
2001 274 0 274
2002 226 0 226
2003 266 0 266
2004 215 0 215
2005 251 0 251
2006 237 0 237
2007 215 0 215
2008 246 0 246
2009 214 0 214
2010 186 0 186
2011 150 0 150
2012 165 0 165
2013 150 0 150
2014 161 0 161

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "German" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 215 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "German" mean? The list below shows the origins of German as well as things modernly associated with the name German such as celebrities named German.

English

Origin and Meaning of German

The name "German" is of English origin, and it means "From Germany". It's a name commonly given to boys.

German Burgos

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

Popularity:

Germán Lux

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

Popularity:

Alternative Meanings

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Namreg". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Gmrane". 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.

Past life for German born Mar 24, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for German

Name poster for German(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.

Names Searched Right Now

< 1k Loida
< 1k Khaza
312k Johnny
26k Antoine
< 1k Rhenae
< 1k Evencia
319k Erin
19k Reece
97k Brayden
< 1k Eerised
< 1k Lafane
< 1k Bethron