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What does Hermon mean?

Hermon Pronunciation of Hermon 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)


VARIANTS Hermann, Harmon, Harmen, Harman

RELATED FORMS VIA HERMAN Armin, Ermin, Harm, Hermie, Herminio



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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. (2018 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?

Popular varying forms of Hermon listed in the Top 2000 are Armin, Harm, Harman, Harmon, Herman, Hermann and Herminio. Adoption of these relations of Hermon was widespread among parents in the 1900s (AVERAGE #1319), but now, forms such as Harmon have become 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-sounding 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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