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What does Harman mean?

Harman Pronunciation of Harman [har-man] as a boys' name is pronounced HAR-man. It is of French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Harman is "soldier". Variant of Herman. Actor Mark Harmon.

Associated with: soldier (warrior).


Harman has 4 variants: Harmann, Harmen, Harmon and Harmonn.

8 more alternative forms via Herman: Armand, Armin, Ermano, Ermin, Harm, Hermann, Hermie and Hermon.

Creative forms:
(male) Halman, Hargan, ..

(female) Harmanni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harman Kolby (H.K.), ..

How popular is Harman?

Harman is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#2328 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Harman entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1176 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Harman appearing in the Top 2000 are Herman (#1710 from current records), Hermann, Hermon, Harmon, Armin, Harm and Armand. Adoption of these relations of Harman was at its apex during 1900-1909 (median #1125) and has become significantly diminished since, with versions such as Hermon becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harman, Armand, Armin, Harm, Harmon in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aaran, Cadman, Carmen, Carmin, Carsan, Daman, Daran, Dargan, Darran, Erman, Farran, Furman, Garan, Garlan, Garman, Garmann, Garmin, Garmon, Garran, Garrman (see Garman), Garvan, Gorman, Hackman, Haddan, Hadrian, Hagan, Haggan, Haimon, Hakan, Haldan, Hamal, Hamar, Hammad, Hanan, Harben, Harbin, Hardin, Hardon, Harkan, Harkin, Harlan, Harlen, Harlin, Harlyn, Harmonio, Harmony, Haron, Haroon, Haroun, Harpal, Hartman, Hartmann, Harun, Hasan, Haydan, Haylan, Heman, Hofman, Hyman, Jaran, Jarman, Jarmann (see Jarman), Jarran, Jerman, Karlan, Karmen, Naaman, Norman, Orman, Parkman, Salman, Taran, Tarran, Tazman and Zalman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harman.

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