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Boy Name: German

Name: German
Pronunciation: \ge(r)-man\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: brotherly; from Germany
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Garman, Germin, Germayn, Germano, Germane, Gorman, Jerman
Similar Names: Herman, Arman, Karman, Carman, Erman, Fermin, Furman, Garrman, Garmon, Garmin, Garmen, Garmann, Geron, Jermane, Jermain, Germayne, Germanus, Germaine, Gerson, Gilman, Girvan, Harman, Hermon, Hermann, Jarman, Jeran, Jermyn, Jermin, Norman, Orman, Sherman
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 756
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2172

Description

German \ge(r)-man\ as a boy's name is a variant of Germain (Latin, French), and the meaning of German is "brotherly; from Germany".

The baby name German sounds like Garman, Germin, Germayn, Germano, Germane, Gorman and Jerman. Other similar baby names are Herman, Arman, Karman, Carman, Erman, Fermin, Furman, Garrman, Garmon, Garmin, Garmen, Garmann, Geron, Jermane, Jermain, Germayne, Germanus, Germaine, Gerson, Gilman, Girvan, Harman, Hermon, Hermann, Jarman, Jeran, Jermyn, Jermin, Norman, Orman and Sherman.

View a list of the 424 names that reference German.

Popularity

German is a somewhat popular first name for men (#756 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2172 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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