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pinWhat does Herma mean?

Herma /her-ma/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Herma's root is Greek, and the name Herma means "messenger; earthly". Herma is an alternate form, with the suffix -a, of Hermione (Greek): feminine of Hermes.


Herma has 1 variant: Hermia.

Herma has 4 more alternative forms via Hermione: Erma, Hermina, Hermine and Herminia.

Kreatif forms: Herha, Hersa, Horma. [more]

pinHow popular is Herma?

Herma is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3720 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Herma and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Herma (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Herminia, Hermine, Hermina and Erma. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4425%) and is now significantly lower, with the versions Erma, Hermine and Herminia becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erma, Hermina, Hermine, Herminia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Herma and related baby names outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Helma, Hera and Herta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Herma.