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What does Germin mean?

Germin Pronunciation of Germin [ger-min] as a name for boys means "brother; from Germany". Germin is an alternate spelling of Germain (French, Latin): from Latin Germānus.


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

5 more related forms via Germain: Germano, Germanus, Jermain, Jermaine and Jermane.

Creative forms:
(male) Gemin, Gergun, ..

(female) Gercon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Germin Lucian (G.L.), ..

How popular is Germin?

Germin is an unusual first name for men. Germin is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jermaine (#762 the previous year), German (#1189), Germaine and Jermain are the prominent varying forms of Germin (not ranked). Other forms, like Germayne, are uncommon. These relations of Germin were favored as birth names 45 years ago (median #755) and are now much less conventional (#1487, 74.6% less usage), with the form Jermaine becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Germin is pronounced similarly to Jarman, Jerman, Jermin and Jermyn. Other recommended names are Armin, Bergin, Berlin, Bertin, Berwin, Carmin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Ermin, Fermin, Ferrin, Firmin, Garin, Garlin, Garman, Garmann, Garmen, Garmin, Garmon, Garrin, Garrman (see Garman), Garvin, Garwin, Geraint, Geremia, Gerik, Geron, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gerson, Gethin, Girvin, Gorin, Gorman, Gorrin, Herin, Herman, Hermie, Hermon, Jerrin, Kermit, Kervin, Kerwin, Merlin, Mervin, Merwin, Perkin, Perrin, Terrin, Verlin, Vernin and Yemin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Germin.

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