Germanus

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin Germanus = 'German' [1]

The tribal name of the Germans is of uncertain meaning.

Some theories include:

  • Gaulish 'noisy one'
  • Old Irish garim = 'to shout'
  • Old Irish gair = 'neighbour' + Old Irish maon = 'people'
  • Latin germanus = 'of brothers and sisters, sibling' [1]

(See also -anus)

2) Latinised form of Germann (see also -us)

Related Names

Germain
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French
German
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Germanus
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Finish Swedish

For female forms see Germana, Germania

Grammar

Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Germanus
Genitive: Germanuksen
Partitive: Germanusta
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Germanus
Genitive: Germanus' / Germanus

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

31 July

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

31 July

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[2]
n.a.
25 0 0
n.a.
25
Sweden Sweden[3]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Germanus.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  2. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/