What does Germane mean?
Germane \ge-rma-ne, ger-mane\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Germane). Germane's name origins are Latin and French, and Germane means "brotherly; from Germany". Germane is a variant of Germaine (Latin, French): feminine of Germain.
Germane is an uncommon given name for females. Germane is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Germane and associated names. The only popular related form of Germane (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Germaine. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.496%) and have become significantly less popular since, with Germaine becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)