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Gender: F Origin of Germaine: French, feminine variation of Germain

Linked to the early days of feminism via Germaine Greer, this saint's name feels neither French nor German enough.

Famous People Named Germaine

Germaine de Staël, renowned French-Swiss writer
Germaine Lefebvre, real name of French actress Capucine (1928-90)
Germaine de Foix (1488-1538), Queen of Aragon
Germaine Greer, author of The Female Eunuch

Pop Culture References for the name Germaine

Germaine, character in TV series 'Raised by Wolves', based on journalist Caitlin Moran