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What does the name "Herman" mean?

Herman (German): Army man

The name "Herman" is of German origin and it means "Army man". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Herman? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 136,030 babies born with the name Herman in the United States. That's more than enough Hermans to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 347 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Herman" was in 1921 with a total of 3,219 babies. (That's a lot of baby Hermans)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Herman" is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of only 373 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Herman popular?

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

Celebrities named Herman

Herman Melville

Herman Melville is a novelist, short story writer, teacher, sailor, lecturer, poet, and customs inspector. Herman was born in 1819 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Herman van Veen

Herman van Veen is an actor and songwriter. Herman was born in 1945 as Hermannus Jantinus van Veen in Utrecht, Netherlands.


Ray Walston

Ray Walston is an actor and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1945 to 2001. Ray was born in 1914 as Herman Raymond Walston in Laurel, Mississippi, U.S.


Herman Finkers

Herman was born in 1954.


Herman Brusselmans

Herman Brusselmans is a novelist, poet, playwright, and columnist. Herman was born in 1957 as Herman Frans Martha Brusselmans in Hamme, East-Flanders, Belgium.


Hermie Sadler

Hermie Sadler is a nascar driver. Hermie was born in 1969 as Herman Marion Sadler III in Emporia, Virginia, U.S.


Past life for Herman born Jun 19, 1975

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 Siberia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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

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