Skip to main content

Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Italian : A man of the army, warrior
  • Greek : Harmony
  • Old English : Soldier
  • Latin : Noble

How Popular Is The Name Harman

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (mainly southeast), French, German (Harmann) and Dutch : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’ (see Hermann). In England this name was introduced by the Normans.
  • Irish : generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Hardiman, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin (see Hargadon).
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for someone with a copious or noticeable head of hair (see Haar).

Subscribe to Family Education

Your partner in parenting from baby name inspiration to college planning.