Herman

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See also: Heřman

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English here (army) + man (man)[1] It was revived in the 19th century, partly due to American immigrants from continental Europe where the name has been more popular. Confer the German equivalent Hermann

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges : A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press 2001.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name, cognate to Herman.

Dutch[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman m

  1. A male given name

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German Herman. In eastern Finland also from the corresponding Russian saint's name Герман (German).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhermɑn/
  • Hyphenation: Her‧man

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name, cognate to Herman.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name, cognate to Herman.

Vilamovian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman m

  1. A male given name.