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Boy Name: Germaine

Name: Germaine
Pronunciation: \ge-rmai-ne, ger-maine\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Germaine's also a girl name)
Meaning: brotherly; from Germany
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Germayne, Germane
Similar Names: Jermayne, Jermane, Jermain, Germin, Germayn, Germano, German
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 23807


Germaine \ge-rmai-ne, ger-maine\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Germaine), is a variant of Germain (Latin, French) and Jermaine (Latin), and the meaning of Germaine is "brotherly; from Germany".

The baby name Germaine sounds like Germayne and Germane. Other similar baby names are Jermayne, Jermane, Jermain, Germin, Germayn, Germano and German.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Germaine.


Germaine is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23807 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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