Name: Germaine

Origin and Meaning of the Name Germaine

  • Meaning:
    Brother
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (zher MEHN)
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Miscellaneous Info for Germaine

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Germaine is a female name in France; the feminine form of Germain. It was imported to England as a female name but is now also used occasionally as a male name.
    The name was very popular in France in the 1900s to the 1930s. It is now extremely rare (only four births in 2003), considered out-dated.

Similar Names to Germaine for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Germaine (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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