Herma

First Name
861
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Herma

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  • According to a user from Indiana, United States, the name Herma is of Unknown origin and means "The builder".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Her"ma
See Hermes

Etymology: L

Notable Persons Named Herma

Herma Szabo is a figure skater.

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Herma was born on January 23rd, 1915 in Vienna. She died on February 9th, 2003.

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Herma was born on May 15th, 1916. She passed away on May 30th, 2009.

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Herma Hill Kay is a professor, lawyer, and academic administration. Herma was born on August 18th, 1934.

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Herma Keil is a musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1956 to present. Herma was given the name Herman Keil .

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Herma was born on April 16th, 1969 in Assen, the Netherlands.

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How popular is the baby name Herma in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 5 5 0
1887 6 6 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 5 5 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 5 5 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 9 9 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 6 6 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 9 9 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 17 17 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 12 12 0
1913 22 22 0
1914 18 18 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 21 21 0
1917 17 17 0
1918 32 32 0
1919 21 21 0
1920 22 22 0
1921 28 28 0
1922 14 14 0
1923 21 21 0
1924 22 22 0
1925 24 24 0
1926 20 20 0
1927 18 18 0
1928 20 20 0
1929 20 20 0
1930 19 19 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 12 12 0
1933 24 24 0
1934 19 19 0
1935 16 16 0
1936 16 16 0
1937 20 20 0
1938 14 14 0
1939 10 10 0
1940 17 17 0
1941 15 15 0
1942 12 12 0
1943 14 14 0
1944 11 11 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 11 11 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 7 7 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 6 6 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 5 5 0
1959 6 6 0
1964 5 5 0

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Popularity of Herma as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Herma

  • How Popular is the name Herma? Herma is the 11,610th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Herma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 861 babies born with the first name Herma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Herma to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Herma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Herma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Herma is Tuesday, September 7th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Herma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Herma was in 1918 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Herma Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Herma is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Herma: Your name in reverse order is Amreh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahrme. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.