Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German (Prussian)
Pronounced Pron. HER-mən
Other Forms FormsHerman, Hermann, Herrmann, Hörman, Hörmann, Hierman, Harmen, Harman, Hermand, Hearman, Hearmann
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Contributor Contrib.amanh on 3/11/2017
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.