German

♂ Name German – Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name German

German is a ♂ male name.

Origin of German

The origin of the name German has still not been fully clarified. German is of Old High German and Latin origin, but also a Russian variant of the name Herman.

Meaning of German

German is a combination of the Old High German words “gēr” = spear + “man” = man. In Old High German, the name German means “warrior with a spear”. In Latin, German derived from the word “germanus” and means “brother”. Deriving from Herman, German means “army man” (from Germanic “heri” = army + “man” = man).

Pronunciation of German

Variants of the name German

Germann

German in the categories

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Name Statistic: German is ranked #11264 overall ↑ 81

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 13267 ↓↓ -441
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 9758 ↓↓ -773
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 13787 ↓↓ -342
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 12484 ↓↓ -435
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 11301 ↓↓ -440
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 10315 ↓ -48
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 13541 ↓↓ -256
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 8398 ↑↑ 3159
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 9682 ↑↑ 222
  • 🇫🇷 France: 11471 ↓↓ -282
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 7917 ↑↑ 4580
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 11417 ↑↑ 2162
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 3035 ↑↑ 304
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 11482 ↑↑ 1628
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 8775 ↓ -78
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 13899 ↓↓ -2349
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 12023 ↓↓ -181
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 8721 ↓↓ -254
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 9301 ↓↓ -867
Name German

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