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What does Hermon mean?

Hermon Pronunciation of Hermon [her-mon] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Hermon is "soldier". Hermon is an alternate form of Herman (Old German).

Associated with: soldier (warrior).


Hermon has 4 variants: Harman, Harmen, Harmon and Hermann.

5 more related forms via Herman: Armin, Ermin, Harm, Hermie and Herminio.

Creative forms:
(male) Herton, ..

(female) Hermi, Hermin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hermon Luciano (H.L.), ..

How popular is Hermon?

Hermon is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#41657 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hermon reached its apex rank of #646 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Hermon listed in the Top 2000 are Herman (#1710 the previous year), Hermann, Herminio, Harmon, Harm, Harman and Armin. Adoption of these relations of Hermon was widespread among parents in the 1900s (average #1319) and has become significantly lower since, with forms such as Herman becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Hermon is alike in pronunciation to Harmann and Harmonn. Other suggested similar names are Aeron, Armon, Beamon, Beemon, Berton, Delmon, Dermot, Deron, Derron, Dervon, Fermin, Ferron, Garmon, German, Germin, Geron, Gerson, Haimon, Hardon, Harmonio, Harmony, Haron, Haroon, Hedeon, Heiman, Heman, Herin, Heriot, Hermes, Hermus, Hern, Hernan, Herndon, Heroot (see Cherut), Hewson, Horton, Jerman, Jermin, Jermyn, Jeron, Jerron, Leron, Merton, Person, Shermon, Teron, Terron, Verdon, Verlon, Vermont and Vernon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hermon.

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