US Popularity:3081
Other Origin(s):French, Spanish
Meaning:Brotherly; From Germany
What better way to honor baby’s heritage than with the name German? Other than an obvious nod to the European country, this name has the lovely meaning of “brotherly,” making for a fitting choice if baby has siblings. German has quite the background and is of Spanish and French origin, ultimately stemming from the Latin Germanus. As a given name, it was originally used to denote someone of German descent or someone who was connected to German-speaking countries. We have no doubt that with a name like German, baby will have the warmth, compassion, and affection of any sibling.

German Name Popularity Data

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Overall:German is currently #3081 in U.S. births
Boy:German is currently #1458 in U.S. births

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