Meaning and Origin of Herman - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Herman

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Warrior; variation of Herman
  • German : Soldier

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English, French, Dutch, Slovenian, Croatian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic) : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’.
  • Respelling of the German cognate Hermann.