What does Jermaine mean?
Jermaine /jer-mai-ne/ 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.
Jermaine has 1 feminine form: Germaine.Kreatif forms: Jemmaine, Jermaime, Jurmaine. [more]
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)
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)
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 relations of Jermaine reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.276%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.068%, down 75.5%), with the forms German and Jermaine becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Jermaine▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jarman, Jarmann and Jerman. Other suggested similar baby names are Carmine▼, Craine, Delaine, Fermin, Fraine, Geraint, Gervaise, Herman▼, Hermann, Hermie, Hermite, Jamaine, Jardine, Jemmie, Jerae, Jeraint, Jeramee, Jeramie▼, Jeran, Jerant, Jeremie▼, Jerone, Jeronimo, Jeronimus, Jerrie, Jerrin, Jerrone, Jessamine, Jordain, Jourdaine, Markaine, Romaine, Tramaine, Tremaine, Trumaine and Urbaine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jermaine.