Infographic of Herman name meaning, which is “An army man,” from the Germanic heri (army) and man (man).
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Herman Name Popularity

How popular is the name Herman? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 52 672 0.1909%
1911 49 824 0.2213%
1912 50 1,616 0.3204%
1913 53 1,888 0.333%
1914 51 2,419 0.3471%
1915 56 2,969 0.3268%
1916 56 3,028 0.3135%
1917 59 2,956 0.2955%
1918 65 3,031 0.2824%
1919 61 3,017 0.2881%
1920 66 3,096 0.2784%
1921 64 3,203 0.2797%
1922 66 2,994 0.2687%
1923 66 2,952 0.2636%
1924 70 2,940 0.2532%
1925 69 2,878 0.2546%
1926 69 2,784 0.2531%
1927 70 2,841 0.2567%
1928 78 2,574 0.2406%
1929 75 2,606 0.2516%
1930 78 2,581 0.2471%
1931 83 2,248 0.2278%
1932 89 2,174 0.22%
1933 96 1,927 0.2068%
1934 97 1,992 0.2061%
1935 100 1,900 0.1955%
1936 104 1,796 0.1864%
1937 101 1,862 0.189%
1938 108 1,882 0.1838%
1939 110 1,784 0.1754%
1940 113 1,654 0.1556%
1941 114 1,749 0.1554%
1942 123 1,761 0.1395%
1943 129 1,697 0.13%
1944 130 1,605 0.1295%
1945 147 1,388 0.1138%
1946 151 1,567 0.1062%
1947 150 1,767 0.1059%
1948 146 1,814 0.1136%
1949 158 1,579 0.0982%
1950 160 1,528 0.0949%
1951 167 1,520 0.0896%
1952 176 1,474 0.0844%
1953 181 1,365 0.0771%
1954 187 1,380 0.0755%
1955 194 1,329 0.0723%
1956 204 1,289 0.0682%
1957 204 1,295 0.0673%
1958 217 1,186 0.0628%
1959 233 1,147 0.0604%
1960 247 1,021 0.0539%
1961 248 967 0.0512%
1962 248 959 0.0522%
1963 265 809 0.0451%
1964 254 887 0.0504%
1965 263 751 0.0459%
1966 269 715 0.0458%
1967 279 633 0.0417%
1968 287 631 0.042%
1969 291 634 0.0412%
1970 312 593 0.0373%
1971 331 523 0.0348%
1972 327 513 0.0377%
1973 336 465 0.0359%
1974 357 427 0.0329%
1975 358 421 0.0328%
1976 365 404 0.0313%
1977 385 381 0.0283%
1978 388 353 0.0263%
1979 393 379 0.0269%
1980 426 329 0.0225%
1981 448 299 0.0203%
1982 435 330 0.0221%
1983 439 311 0.0211%
1984 509 233 0.0157%
1985 505 252 0.0166%
1986 531 230 0.0152%
1987 534 239 0.0157%
1988 551 234 0.015%
1989 566 247 0.0153%
1990 631 211 0.0127%
1991 623 222 0.0136%
1992 698 171 0.0107%
1993 715 161 0.0103%
1994 750 146 0.0095%
1995 829 118 0.0078%
1996 792 134 0.0089%
1997 860 116 0.0078%
1998 948 100 0.0067%
1999 975 98 0.0065%
2000 1,131 72 0.0047%
2001 1,152 69 0.0046%
2002 1,241 60 0.004%
2003 1,263 62 0.0041%
2004 1,309 59 0.0039%
2005 1,292 66 0.0043%
2006 1,315 69 0.0044%
2007 1,523 48 0.003%
2008 1,646 39 0.0025%
2009 1,459 56 0.0037%
2010 1,518 47 0.0033%
2011 1,552 42 0.0029%
2012 1,766 28 0.002%
2013 1,505 44 0.0031%
2014 1,690 32 0.0022%
2015 1,420 56 0.0038%
2016 1,627 37 0.0026%
2017 1,774 27 0.0019%
2018 1,688 32 0.0023%
2019 1,687 31 0.0023%
2020 2,805 12 0.0009%

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Names Like Herman

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What names are variants of Herman?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Herman.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Armand

A French form of Annin and Herman.

French

Armando

Soldier

German

Armin

“The friendly eagle,” from the Germanic aran (eagle) and wirii (friend).

German

Ermanno

Soldier

German

Ermano

Soldier

German

Ermin

German

Harman

French

Harmon

Soldier

German

Hermann

Soldier

German

Hermie

Soldier

German

Herminio

Soldier

German

Hermon

Soldier

German


What names sound like Herman?

If you like how Herman sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Herman.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Harmann

French

Harmen

French


What names are similar to Herman?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Armani

Italian


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