What does Hermione mean?
Mythology: name of the daughter of Helen of Troy and Menelaus. Feminine derivative of Hermes (compare Hermia). Literary: Shakespeare used the name for the patient wife in "A Winter's Tale". Actress Hermione Gingold.
(female) Harmione, Hermin, ..
(male) Herminey, Hermios, ..
How popular is Hermione?
Hermione is an unusual given name for females. Hermione is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Hermione and associated names. Erma, Herma, Hermina, Hermine and Herminia are the popular variation forms of Hermione (not ranked). Other variants, like Hermila, are seldom used. These forms of Hermione reached the top of their popularity 104 years ago (average #949), but now, the version Erma has become less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Recommended names are Armine, Berdine, Bertine, Brione, Carmine, Derine, Derrine, Ermine, Erminne (see Ermine), Felmine, Gerdine, Germaine▼, Germane (see Germaine), Germayne, Harminder, Harmonee, Harmoney, Harmoni, Harmonia, Harmonie, Harmony▲, Helaine, Helmina, Herminie, Hermona, Hermonach (see Chermona), Hermonah (see Chermona), Hermosa, Irmine, Jeraine, Jermane (see Germaine), Jermayne, Kerrine, Leraine, Merline, Nerine, Perline, Perrine, Verine, Verline and Verone. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hermione.