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Origin: Teutonic
Meaning: Warrior

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Herman

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Herman in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Herman:

  • Records indicate that 133,637 boys in the United States have been named Herman since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1921, when 3,217 people in the U.S. were given the name Herman. Those people are now 101 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Herman

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      3 Positive Comments

  • "Herman is the name of my ten years old son. Everybody loves his name! I also think that his name really suits him as he is a strong and ambitious child yet very romantic!" Aug. 15, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name. I was named after my dad. I've heard all the jokes. Herman the German. Herman Munster. Hermans head. Herman the worm. But I like my name I've met a few people named Herman but they are mostly older than me." Apr. 27, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Herman and I hope that is becomes more popular in the future." Nov. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "Hermann stabbed my friend. I rate him a 0/10; absolute chimpanzee of a human being" Apr. 21, 2022: Report as inappropriate

  • "Absolutely hideous! It makes me think "Herman the German" or Herman Munster. Choose something else for your child...but not Herman." Mar. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "My husband name was Herman. He was German. I never was a big fan of this name but think it fits his strong personality and he is the only Herman I ever knew." Nov. 3, 2015: Report as inappropriate

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