Name
GERMAN

Name GERMAN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 22,790 births of German in the countries below, which represents an average of 164 births of children bearing the first name German per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 143 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom German   
In Italiano Nome German   
Available variant : Germán


Information about the first name German

The first name German is listed in our categories :The first name German has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name German is the most common is:
AR Argentina
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name German

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of German : Garen M, Magner, Margen, Megan R, Mergan

German in Japanese *

Romajijaaman
Katakanaジャーマン
Hiraganaじゃーまん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
German in Japanese
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German in sign language

German in binary language

01100111 01100101 01110010 01101101 01100001 01101110

Origin and meaning of name German

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Germānus, Germānī (“the peoples of Germānia”), as distinct from Gauls (in the writings of Caesar and Tacitus), and of uncertain ultimate origin (possibly Celtic/Gaulish).
  • Not related to german or germane (from the Latin adjective germānus, through Old French).
  • Attested since at least 1520. Replaced the older terms Almain and Dutch in English.
Etymology src :
  • From Old French germain, from Latin germānus. See also germane, a formal variant which has survived in specific senses. Not related to the proper noun German.
Etymology src :
  • From German (“of Germany”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • german (plural germans)
  • (obsolete) A near relative.
  • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.viii:
  • Which when his german saw, the stony feare / Ran to his hart, and all his sence dismayd […]
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • german (plural germans)
  • An elaborate round dance, often with a waltz movement.
  • 1985, Betty Casey, Dance Across Texas (page 49)
  • Through the years, though, the german was replaced by new and more popular dances, but in many instances the name stayed on.
  • A social party at which the german is danced.
Alternative forms src :
  • (abbreviation): Germ.
Anagrams src :
  • Engram, Magner, Manger, engram, manger, ragmen
Noun src :
  • German (countable and uncountable, plural Germans)
  • (countable) A native or inhabitant of Germany; a person of German citizenship or nationality.
  • A member of the Germanic ethnic group which is the most populous ethnic group in Germany; a person of German descent.
  • (historical) A member of a Germanic tribe.
  • Synonym: Teuton
  • A German wine.
  • (uncountable, US printing, rare, dated) A size of type between American and Saxon, 1+1⁄2-point type.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɜː.mən/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɝ.mən/
  • Hyphenation: Ger‧man
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)mən
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɜː.mən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɝ.mən/
Proper noun src :
  • German
  • (uncountable) An Indo-European (Indo-Germanic) language, primarily spoken in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, South Tyrol, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and a small part of Belgium.
  • Synonym: High German
  • A surname​.
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • Teutonic
Noun (Hypernyms) src :
  • European
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (member of the German ethnic group): Boche, Fritz, Hun, Jerry, Kraut (slang, offensive)
Polish
Noun src :
  • german m inan
  • germanium, a chemical element
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛr.man/
Icelandic
Noun src :
  • german n (genitive singular germans, no plural)
  • germanium (chemical element)
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin Germānus.
Adjective src :
  • german m or n (feminine singular germană, masculine plural germani, feminine and neuter plural germane)
  • German
Noun src :
  • german m (plural germani, feminine equivalent germană)
  • a German person
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒerˈman/
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • nemțesc
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • germană
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • neamț
DE German
Noun src :
  • German n (genitive Germans, plural Germane)
  • (organic chemistry) germane
 

Popularity of the name German

Number of GERMAN births per year

Total births of German by country

Births with the first name German
Country
Boys
Girls
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
14,492
0
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
7,349
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
430
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
370
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
69
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
22
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
19
1
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
12
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
11
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
8
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
3
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
2
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
1
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
1
0

Total births of German by country (last available year)

Births with the first name German
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
85
0
ARArgentina
2015
54
0
BRBrazil
2010
2
0
DEGermany
2018
1
0
ITItaly
2018
1
0

Comments on the name German

Personalities with the first name German

There are 77 personalities with the first name German


Guerman Titov
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Russia Soviet union
Scientist Astronaut Writer Military personnel Politician Aircraft pilot


Germán Lux
(Germán Darío Lux) src

Argentina
Association football player


Germán Burgos
(Germán Adrián Ramón Burgos) src

Argentina
Singer Association football player


Germán Denis
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Argentina
Association football player


Germán Pezzella
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Argentina
Association football player


German Gref
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Russia Soviet union
Politician Economist Banker


Germán Riesco
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Chile
Lawyer Politician


Germán Suárez Flamerich
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Venezuela
Lawyer Politician Diplomat University teacher


Germán Sánchez
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Mexico
Competitive diver


German Apukhtin
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Soviet union
Association football manager Association football player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name German
Full list of personalities with the first name German

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name German

There are 139 actors and actresses with the first name German
German Laverde
German Yushko
German Entin
German Poloskov
German Kolushkin
German Kachin
German Moreno
German Orlov
German Lupekin
German Khovanov
German Keller
German Paredes
German Leonne
German Tirado
German Noll
German Cardona
German Sylvester
German Garcia
German Torres
German Tenorio
German Alcolea
German Zhuravlyov
German Yefimov
German Vinogradov
German Shorr
German Novikov
German Maksimov
German Kozlov
German Katyushchenko
German Dmitriev

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name German
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name German

Rankings of first name GERMAN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#195AR Argentina2015
#1338US United State of America2019
#7119DE Germany2018
#14467BR Brazil2010
#28341IT Italy2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name GERMAN (female) births over the last year available in each country






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