Herman

Herman - A very unique male name



  Nov 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Herman, meaning soldier, warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #52. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Herman and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Herman? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Herman. The baby boy name Herman was given to 27 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2063 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 60,780 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Herman peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 49.



Famous with this name

Herman Tømmeraas
David Herman
Mark Herman


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Herman is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Herman is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #897 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,646.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Herman is where you live.


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Herman origin and meaning

Herman is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means soldier, warrior. To see famous people named Herman, pop culture references for the name Herman and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Herman

We've found the following names that sound similar to Herman, sorted by popularity.

Hiram / Hernan / Harmon / Hermon / Hyrum / Herminio / Harman / Haroon / Heron / Harun /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122063
20111725
20101670
20091580
20081833
20071652
20061424
20051348
20041366
20031309
20021292
20011189
20001169
1999983
1998964
1997877
1996804
1995842
1994757
1993720
1992706
1991625
1990632
1989568
1988551
1987534
1986531
1985505
1984508
1983439
1982434
1981447
1980425
1979393
1978388
1977385
1976362
1975359
1974358
1973337
1972325
1971330
1970312
1969291
1968286
1967278
1966269
1965262
1964254
1963264
1962246
1961249
1960247
1959233
1958217
1957205
1956204
1955194
1954187
1953180
1952175
1951167
1950160
1949158
1948146
1947150
1946151
1945147
1944130
1943129
1942123
1941114
1940113
1939110
1938108
1937101
1936105
1935100
193497
193396
193289
193183
193078
192975
192879
192771
192669
192569
192470
192366
192267
192164
192066
191961
191865
191759
191656
191556
191451
191353
191250
191149
191052

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia897
New York1362
Texas1740
California2646

Even more about Herman


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Herman a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Herman?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Herman
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 60,780
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +27

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