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.
Stars123  3/11/2021
Also Finnish name. Finnish name day July 12. [noted -ed]
LaMaSu  10/16/2020
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.
picajay  2/12/2019
I find it really ugly.
kayisforkeen  10/14/2018
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.
― Anonymous User  10/5/2018
From Latin, the name Hermannus means «german» or «half-blooded».
― Anonymous User  7/20/2018
Herman Cain, black conservative politician who ran for president in 2012.
Prime Meridian  4/20/2018
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!
XYKLONE  2/20/2018
The name Herman was given to 90 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/21/2016
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.
maxxy herman roberts  2/22/2016
Herman Webster Mudgett was the real name of serial killer H.H. Holmes.
hkols  11/2/2014
This name is so cute! ^^ xoxo.
― Anonymous User  6/14/2014
I think this name is so cute! It also ages real well and I think it sounds a little better then Sherman.
EqualityandLoveRall  5/20/2014
The name Herman was given to 63 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/20/2013
Herman of Valaam - a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Jamesx  1/17/2012
Arminius (Latin for Herman) was a famous ancient Germanic leader who defeated the Romans under Varus in the reign of Augustus.
Anton  3/11/2010
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."
maxwelledison  1/17/2010
This was the middle name of George Herman "Babe" Ruth (1895-1948).
goricar  12/22/2009
Herman was the name of a comic strip by Jim Unger.
Zepton  5/1/2009
The feminine version is Hermanna, it is my middle name and I pronounce it Her-MAHN-ah.
emmiix3  1/20/2009
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.
― Anonymous User  6/14/2008
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.
slight night shiver  6/1/2008
This name is simply a phrase: her man.
― Anonymous User  3/27/2006
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.
― Anonymous User  1/12/2006
Herman Munster is the father/monster on the T.V. show "The Munsters." He was supposedly created by Dr. Frankenstein.
breakofday  12/22/2005
Musician Sun Ra's birth name was Herman P. Blount.
ars musica  12/3/2005

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