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Origin and popularity of the name HERMANN

Origin

Hermann : 1: German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine) Hungary Poland Czechia Slovakia and some other European countries; see also below. Compare Harman 5.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of German name (see 1 above). Compare Herman.3: Germanized form of Polish Slovenian and other Slavic Herman a cognate of 1 above.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 104,109 individuals with the name HERMANN on Geneanet.

 

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