Name: Erdmann

Origin and Meaning of the Name Erdmann

  • Meaning:
    Man; earth
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Man; earth
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (EHRT mahn)
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Miscellaneous Info for Erdmann

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  • Used in:
    German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Erdmann is based on the Hebrew Adam, and is an attempt to translate the name into modern German. This was done under influence of pietism [around the 18th century]. The individual elements of the name are 'erd' for 'earth' and 'mann' for 'man'.

    It is an understatement to say it is out of fashion.

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