What does Hermine mean?
Hermine [her-mine] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Hermine is "army man". Feminine of Herman. The name may also derive from Ermine or Irmine, from erm or irm meaning "entire, great". It may also be related to Herminia, feminine of the Roman surname Herminius. Use as a French name may be associated with ermine fur (Ermine derives from Latin arminius mus "Armenian mouse").
(female) Hemine, Hermiana, ..
(male) Hermien, Herminer, ..
How popular is Hermine?
Hermine is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2228 out of 4276, Top 52%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Hermine for girls. Hermine reached its peak rank of #872 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the statistics of the girl name Hermine and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Hermine are Erma, Ermina, Ermine, Herman, Hermina and Herminia. These forms of Hermine were at the top of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (average #1276), but now, the form Erma has become less stylish.
Suggested similar names are Armine, Berdine, Bertine, Carmine, Derine, Derrine, Felmine, Gerdine, Germaine▼, Germane (see Germaine), Harminder, Harmonee, Harmoney, Harmoni▲, Harmonie, Harmony▲, Helaine, Helmina, Hermila, Herminie, Hermona, Hermonah (see Chermona), Jeraine, Jermane (see Germaine), Kerrine, Leraine, Merline, Nerine, Perline, Perrine, Verine and Verline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hermine.See names in meaning and etymology.