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136k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Herman

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Army man
  • #501 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803470347#48 boy name
18813040304#52 boy name
18823480348#51 boy name
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18853260326#55 boy name
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19282,613232,590#79 boy name
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19312,278162,262#83 boy name
19322,203112,192#89 boy name
19331,968221,946#96 boy name
19342,031202,011#97 boy name
19351,931111,920
19361,81861,812
19371,885121,873
19381,90451,899
19391,811111,800
19401,682131,669
19411,789121,777
19421,799101,789
19431,73491,725
19441,64361,637
19451,431131,418
19461,598101,588
19471,804111,793
19481,850121,838
19491,61451,609
19501,573101,563
19511,54551,540
19521,510111,499
19531,420111,409
19541,422101,412
19551,37171,364
19561,32961,323
19571,32781,319
19581,222121,210
19591,19071,183
19601,060111,049
19611,01381,005
19621,00101,001
19638450845
19649239914
19658059796
19667616755
19676729663
196867311662
19696759666
19706237616
19715548546
19725520552
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19744570457
19754658457
19764425437
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19783885383
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19853090309
19862760276
19872820282
19882760276
19892950295
19902520252
19912690269
19922190219
19932070207
19941910191
19951730173
19961820182
19971620162
19981500150
19991460146
20001270127
20011190119
20021130113
20031160116
20041190119
20051070107
20061010101
200793093
20081000100
200994094
201076076
201189089
201265065
201379079
201473073

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 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Herman" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 7 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1914. Across the entire United States a total of 2,444 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 hope, the encouragement you give.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Namreh". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehmanr". 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 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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Herman

Herman Melville

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

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Herman van Veen

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

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Ray Walston

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

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Herman Finkers

Herman was born in 1954.

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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.

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Hermie Sadler

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

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Past life for Herman born Apr 16, 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 Mongolia approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Herman

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