German

♂ Name German – origin, meaning & pronunciation 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

Alternate spelling of German

Germann

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Name German

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