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What does Arminius mean?

Arminius Pronunciation of Arminius [arminius] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Arminius means "soldier". Arminius is an alternate spelling of Armin (Old German): version of Herman. See also Herman.

Associated with: soldier (warrior).


1 different relation via Armin: Arminlo.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Arminius Aayden (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arminius?

Arminius is an unusual first name for males. Arminius is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Herman (#1710 a year ago) and Armin are the prominent varying forms of Arminius (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Arminius was widespread among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.4%) and is now significantly reduced, with the form Herman becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aloisius, Antonius, Arcadius, Arcelius, Arcinio, Arius, Arkadius, Armahni, Arman, Armand, Armande, Armando, Armani, Armante (see Arman), Armen, Armino, Armon, Armond, Armonde, Armondo, Armoni, Arsenios (see Arsenio), Arsenius, Arsinio (see Arsenio), Artimis, Artimus, Ascanius, Erminio, Parmenius (see Parmenio), Ursinus and Virginius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arminius.

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