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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. HER-mən  [key]
Other Forms FormsHerman, Hermann, Herrmann, Hörman, Hörmann, Hierman, Harmen, Harman, Hermand, Hearman, Hearmann

Meaning & History

Herrman is of ancient German origin. It is derived from a Germanic personal name made up of the elements heri meaning "army," and man meaning "man." Herrman was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region.
Added 3/11/2017 by amanh
Edited 12/21/2022 by Mike C