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What does Armin mean?

Armin Pronunciation of Armin [armin] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Armin is "soldier". Variant of Herman. German actor Armin Mueller-Stahl.

Associated with: soldier (warrior).


Armin has 4 variants: Arman, Armen, Arminius and Arminlo.

Affiliated boy name: Armand.

10 more different relations via Herman: Armand, Armando, Armino, Ermano, Ermin, Harman, Harmen, Harmon, Hermie and Hermon.

Creative forms:
(male) Admin, Aymin, ..

(female) Armind, Armini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Armin Jaron (A.J.), ..

How popular is Armin?

Armin is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Armin entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1107 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Armin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Armin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Armando (#413 the previous year), Arman (#1538), Herman (#1710), Harmon, Hermon, Armand and Harman are the popular alternative forms of Armin. Other forms, like Ermin, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Armin reached its apex a century ago (usage of 0.4%) and is now significantly diminished, with forms like Armand going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Armin, Arman, Armand, Armando, Harman in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harmon, Herman, Hermon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Herman outside U.S.

Similar Names

Armin is alike in pronunciation to Armon, Erman and Orman. Other recommended names are Adin, Adlin, Ailin, Aimil, Aimon, Albin, Aloin, Alpin, Aluin, Alvin, Amein, Amid, Amil, Amin, Amir, Amit, Ammon, Antin, Aramis, Aran, Ardian, Ardin, Ardon, Aren, Ari, Arien, Arik, Arin, Arion, Arjen, Arjun, Arlan, Arlen, Arlie, Arlin, Arlyn, Armani, Armond, Armoni, Arn, Arnan, Arni, Arnie, Arnon, Aron, Arran, Arren, Arri, Arrin, Arris, Arsen, Arvie, Arvin, Arvis, Arvon, Arwin, Aryon, Aswin, Aubin, Aykin, Aymil, Crain, Ervin, Firmin, Irvin, Irwin, Jamin, Orin, Orrin, Orwin, Osmin and Yemin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Armin.

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