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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #501 most popular

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 humble, a saintly quality.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

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

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

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 "Mrneha". 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 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Herman" is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1929. Across the entire United States a total of 2,636 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 Apr 14, 1969

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 Egypt approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.