As a history geek, the name 'Herman' reminds me of something historical; kind of old-fashioned and warm like leather, magnificent like aged wine.
Nice, dated name.
Also Flemish:
Herman Pennik is the sinister mind-reading character from the mystery novel "The Reader is Warned", written by John Dickson Carr under the pseudonym Carter Dickson.
I think more of it as a great last name, but an okay first name. I know someone named Jared whose last name is Herman.
Also Finnish name. Finnish name day July 12. [noted -ed]
Also Estonian:
Also Vilamovian:
Not the worst name, though a bit more in place on an older man. Sherman is okay too. I really like Herman Melville, so maybe I'm a bit biased.
I find it really ugly.
In 2018, 62 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Herman who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 667th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
From Latin, the name Hermannus means «german» or «half-blooded».
Herman Cain, black conservative politician who ran for president in 2012.
This name always reminds me of Hermann Van Pels, who hid with Anne Frank during WWII, due to this association, I truly respect this name. And since it's literally "her man" it might be a good name for a ladie's man! I like it!
The name Herman was given to 90 boys born in the US in 2015.
Herman is one of the few names that are magnificent and dignified from a historical point of view and it instills a sense of confidence and tone of pride to the bearer... I love it so madly.
Herman Webster Mudgett was the real name of serial killer H.H. Holmes.
This name is so cute! ^^ xoxo.
I think this name is so cute! It also ages real well and I think it sounds a little better then Sherman.
The name Herman was given to 63 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Herman of Valaam - a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Arminius (Latin for Herman) was a famous ancient Germanic leader who defeated the Romans under Varus in the reign of Augustus.
A famous bearer is Herman Wouk, author of several famous World War II novels, including "The Winds of War" and its sequel, "War and Remembrance."
This was the middle name of George Herman "Babe" Ruth (1895-1948).
Herman was the name of a comic strip by Jim Unger.
The feminine version is Hermanna, it is my middle name and I pronounce it Her-MAHN-ah.
My great uncle's name is Herman, and I wish I could say he's who I think of everytime I hear this name, but he's not. I can't help but think, Pee-Wee Herman.
It's an ugly, old-fashioned, pompous name, and I'd laugh very hard if I heard a parent shout to their son: ''Herman, we have to leave!'' I'd feel sorry for any kid with this embarrassing name today.
This name is simply a phrase: her man.
Herman's Hermits was a British rock band in the 1960s. The name Herman came after the band remarked on the singer's resemblance to the character Sherman in Peabody's Improbable History, a supporting cartoon in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, and one member misheard the name as Herman. The group took the name Herman and The Hermits, and it soon became abbreviated to Herman's Hermits.
Herman Munster is the father/monster on the T.V. show "The Munsters." He was supposedly created by Dr. Frankenstein.
Musician Sun Ra's birth name was Herman P. Blount.

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