What does Herman mean?

Definitions for Herman

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Herman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Herman, Woody Herman, Woodrow Charles Hermannoun

    United States jazz musician and bandleader (1913-1987)


  1. Hermannoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

  2. Hermannoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Etymology: Old English here ("army") + man ("man") [1] It was revived in the 19th century, partly due to American immigrants from continental Europe where the name has been more popular. Confer the German equivalent Hermann


  1. Herman

    Herman is a city in Grant County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 437 at the 2010 census.

Editors Contribution


    Half woman Half man being.

    Submitted by Hermhop on July 10, 2020  

Matched Categories

How to pronounce Herman?

How to say Herman in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Herman in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Herman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Herman in a Sentence

  1. Sam Baker:

    The Silly Adventures of Petunia and Herman the Worm.

  2. Mitt Romney:

    If Herman Cain were on the The Fed, you'd know the interest rate would soon be 9-9-9.

  3. Vice President Joe Biden:

    In the summer of 2007, Iowa State Rep. Lisa Heddens introduced her mentally disabled son to then-Sen. Joe Biden, D-Delaware. ‘Biden didn’t brush him off and was patient with the way he speaks. You know, it is hard to understand him,’ Heddens said of the meeting with her son, Paul, who was then 12 years old. Biden stayed in touch…And that’s the reason Heddens will wait untilBiden makes a decisionon whether he'll run before she makes a decision about who she'll support. State Senator Herman Quirmbach publicly endorsed Biden earlier this week, even though Biden has not yet announced his intention to run.

  4. Gregory Cheadle:

    It was sad that Herman Cain died, but even more sad that Herman Cain was not given any honor by the Republican Party, it was like,' Herman Cain's dead. No problem. Goodbye.'.

  5. Harry Emerson Fosdick:

    The Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea are made of the same water. It flows down, clean and cool, from the heights of Herman and the roots of the cedars of Lebanon. the Sea of Galilee makes beauty of it, the Sea of Galilee has an outlet. It gets to give. It gathers in its riches that it may pour them out again to fertilize the Jordan plain. But the Dead Sea with the same water makes horror. For the Dead Sea has no outlet. It gets to keep.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Herman

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Herman »


Find a translation for the Herman definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these Herman definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "Herman." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Herman>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Herman? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    remarkable or wonderful
    • A. jejune
    • B. naiant
    • C. bonzer
    • D. sesquipedalian

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Herman: