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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gherman mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gherman

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Alt. Meaning

G is for generous, your giving nature.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for respect, earned through your actions

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons Named Gherman

Gherman Stepanovich Titov is a pilot (aeronautics).


His military service ended in 1917.


Gherman Cosmin is an athlete for the City'US Târgu Mureș.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gherman

Natalia Gherman is a Deputy Prime Minister of Moldova, Prime Minister of Moldova, Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and European Integration of Moldova. Natalia was born on March 20th, 1969 in Chișinău.


Simona was born on April 12th, 1985 in Bucharest. Simona is also known as Alexandru and Simona.


Marius was born on July 14th, 1967.


Diomid Gherman was a professor. Diomid was born on April 10th, 1928 in Risipeni. He died on April 19th, 2014.


Cosmin Gherman is an athlete for the City'US Târgu Mureș and Romania national futsal team. Cosmin was born on April 25th, 1984 in Bucharest, Romania.


Vlad Gherman is an athlete for the FCM Baia Mare.


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International Interest for Gherman

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Popularity of Gherman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gherman U.S.
  White 97.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gherman

People with the last name Gherman are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gherman

  • How Popular is the name Gherman? As a last name Gherman was the 83,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gherman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gherman is Saturday, October 14th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Gherman? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gherman. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gherman: Your name in reverse order is Namrehg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmenagh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gherman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 224 people with the last name Gherman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gherman? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gherman as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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