What does Jermaine mean?
Jermaine [jer-maine] as a boys' name is pronounced jer-MAIN. It is of Latin origin. Variant of Germain (Latin, French) "brother; from Germany". Familiar in modern times due to singer Jermaine Jackson. Basketball player Jermaine O'Neal.
Associated with: modern.
1 feminine form: Germaine.Creative forms:
(male) Jemmaine, Jermainer, ..
(female) Jermaini, Jermainy, .. Middle name pairings:
Jermaine Dash (J.D.), ..
How popular is Jermaine?
Jermaine is a very popular first name for men (#400 out of 1220, Top 33%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Jermaine was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #183 in the U.S. then, and is at #762 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Jermaine (#762 last year) are Germaine, German (#1189 last year) and Jermain. These relations of Jermaine reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.1%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.02%, down 74.6%), with the form Jermaine becoming less in vogue.
Jermaine▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jarman, Jarmann and Jerman. Other suggested similar names are Carmine, Craine, Delaine, Fermin, Fraine, Geraint, Gervaise, Herman▼, Hermann, Hermie, Hermite, Jamaine, Jardine, Jemmie, Jerae, Jeraint (see Geraint), Jeramee (see Jeremy), Jeramie, Jeran, Jerant, Jeremie, Jerone, Jeronimo, Jerrie, Jerrin, Jerrone, Jessamine, Jordain, Jourdaine, Markaine, Romaine, Tramaine, Tremaine, Trumaine and Urbaine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jermaine.