Gender: Male Pronunciation: zher-MEN Meaning of Germain: "from Germany" Origin of Germain: French variation of Germanus

Germain Origin and Meaning

The name Germain is a boy's name of French, Latin origin meaning "from Germany".

Saint Germain, the intellectual center of Paris, lends the name a creative aura. But most Americans would say jer-mayn. The Latin Germanus may mean sprout or bud, or brother.

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Also related to the Spanish hermano meaning brother/sibling.