German Names

German names are used in Germany and other German-speaking areas such as Austria and Switzerland. See also about German names.
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VINZENZ   m   German
German form of VINCENT.
VOLKER   m   German
Derived from the Germanic element fulc "people" combined with hari "army".
VRENI   f   German
Diminutive of VERENA.
WALBURGA   f   German
Means "ruler of the fortress" from the Germanic elements wald "power, leader, ruler" and burg "fortress"... [more]
WALDEMAR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish
Germanic derivative of the Slavic name VLADIMIR (or perhaps a cognate composed of the Germanic elements wald "rule" and meri "famous")... [more]
WALDO   m   English, German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element wald meaning "rule". In the Middle Ages this name became the basis for a surname... [more]
WALTER   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Italian, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning "ruler of the army", composed of the elements wald "rule" and hari "army"... [more]
WALTHER   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of WALTER. This name was borne by the 13th-century German poet Walther von der Vogelweide.
WALTRAUD   f   German
From the Germanic element wald "power, ruler" or walha "foreign" combined with thrud "strength".
WANDA   f   Polish, English, German, French
Possibly from a Germanic name meaning "a Wend", referring to the Slavic people who inhabited eastern Germany. In Polish legends this was the name of the daughter of King Krak, the legendary founder of Krakow... [more]
WENDEL   m   German, Dutch
Old short form of Germanic names beginning with the element Wandal meaning "a Vandal". The Vandals were a Germanic tribe who invaded Spain and North Africa in the 5th century... [more]
WENDELIN   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Old diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element Wandal (see WENDEL)... [more]
WENZEL   m   German
Medieval German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
WENZESLAUS   m   German
German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
WERNER   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From a Germanic name derived from warin "guard" combined with hari "army".
WERTHER   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements wert "worthy" and hari "army"... [more]
WESSEL   m   Frisian, Dutch, German
Diminutive of WERNER.
WETZEL   m   German
Diminutive of WERNER.
WIBKE   f   German
Feminine form of WIEBE.
WIEBE   m   Frisian, Dutch, German
Medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element wig meaning "war".
WIEBKE   f   Frisian, German
Feminine form of WIEBE.
WIELAND   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements wela possibly meaning "skill" and land meaning "land"... [more]
WILFRIED   m   German
German cognate of WILFRED.
WILHELM   m   German, Polish, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of WILLIAM. This was the name of two German Emperors. It was also the middle name of several philosophers from Germany: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900), and Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646-1716), who was also a notable mathematician.
WILHELMINA   f   Dutch, German, Polish, English
Dutch, German and Polish feminine form of WILHELM. This name was borne by a queen of the Netherlands (1880-1962).
WILHELMINE   f   German
German feminine form of WILHELM.
WILLI   m   German
Diminutive of WILHELM.
WILLY   m & f   English, German, Dutch
Diminutive of WILLIAM, WILHELM or WILLEM. It is both masculine and feminine in Dutch.
WILMA   f   German, Dutch, English
Short form of WILHELMINA. German settlers introduced it to America in the 19th century.
WIM   m   Dutch, German
Dutch and German short form of WILLEM or WILHELM.
WINFRIED   m   German
German form of WINFRED.
WITOLD   m   Polish, German
Polish form of VYTAUTAS. Alternatively it could be derived from the Germanic name WIDALD.
WOLF   m   German, Jewish, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Short form of WOLFGANG, WOLFRAM or other names containing the Germanic element wulf meaning "wolf"... [more]
WOLFGANG   m   German, Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from the Germanic elements wulf meaning "wolf" and gang "path"... [more]
WOLFRAM   m   German
Derived from the Germanic element wulf meaning "wolf" combined with hramn "raven".
WULF   m   German
Variant of WOLF.
XAVER   m   German
German form of XAVIER.
YVO   m   German, Dutch
Variant of IVO (1).
YVONNE   f   French, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of YVON. It has been regularly used in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.
ZELLA   f   German
German diminutive of MARCELLA.
ZENZI   f   German
Diminutive of KRESZENZ.
ZILLA   f   German
German diminutive of CECILIA.
ZISKA   f   German
Short form of FRANZISKA.
ZITA (1)   f   Italian, Portuguese, German, Czech, Slovak
Means "little girl" in Tuscan Italian. This was the name of a 13th-century saint, the patron saint of servants.


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