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What does Jermaine mean?

Jermaine \j(e)-rmai-ne, jer-maine\ as a boys' name is pronounced jer-MAIN. It is of Latin origin. Variant of Germain (Latin, French) "brotherly; from Germany". Familiar in modern times due to singer Jermaine Jackson. Basketball player Jermaine O'Neal.


Variations

Jermaine has 7 variants: Germain, Germaine, Jermain, Jermane, Jermayne, Jermin and Jermyn.

Jermaine has 9 more related forms via Germain: German, Germane, Germanicus, Germano, Germanus, Germayn, Germayne, Germin and Jernayn.


Popularity

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)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Jermaine for boys. Jermaine was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #191 in the U.S. then, and is at #730 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jermaine name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Jermaine and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Jermaine (#730 last year) are Germaine, German and Jermain. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.276%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.0675%, down 75.5%), with the forms German and Jermaine becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Germaine, German, Jermain, Jermaine in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Jermaine is alike in pronunciation to Jerman. This name tends to be less commonly used than Jermaine.

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