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Germane

What does Germane mean?

Germane Pronunciation of Germane [ger-mane] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Germane) has the meaning "brother; from Germany". Germane is a version of Germain (French, Latin): from Latin Germānus.

Variations

Germane has 5 variants: Germaine, German, Germayn, Germayne and Germin.

6 more different relations via Germain: Germano, Germanus, Jermain, Jermaine, Jermane and Jermayne.

Creative forms:
(male) Garmane, Gormane, ..

(female) Germaia, Germara, ..

Middle name pairings:
Germane Daxton (G.D.), ..

How popular is Germane?

Germane is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Germane is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Germaine, German (#1189 from current records), Jermain and Jermaine (#762) are the popular alternative forms of Germane (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Jermane, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Germane was at its peak in the 1970s (usage of 0.1%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.02%, down 75%), with the version Jermaine becoming less stylish. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Germaine, German, Jermain, Jermaine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Germane is pronounced similarly to Jarman, Jarmann, Jerman, Jermin and Jermyn. Other recommended names are Berne, Carmine, Crane, Deane, Delane, Deshane, Devane, Gaetane, Garan, Garlan, Garland, Garman, Garmann, Garmen, Garmin, Garmon, Garran, Garrman (see Garman), Garvan, Gehan, Gemal, Gemali, Gene, Geovani, Geovany, Geraint, Gerald, Geralde, Gerall, Gerant, Gerard, Geraud (see Gerald), Gere, Gerhard, Gerhart, Gerlach, Gerome, Geron, Gerrald, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrard, Gerrie, Gerson, Gervais, Gervaise, Gervas, Gervase, Gervaso (see Gervase), Gervayse, Gerwazy (see Gervase), Gilman, Girvan, Goran, Gordan, Gorman, Grange, Grant, Graye, Guerrant, Herman, Hermann, Herne, Jerone, Jerrone, Keane, Lerone, Urbane and Verne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Germane.

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