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

The name Germain is a boy's name of French, Latin origin meaning "from Germany". Germain and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change Two Letters (10 names)".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Germain

Saint Germain aka Germanus, bishop of Paris
Germain de Brie, Renaissance French humanist scholar and poet
Germain Boffrand, French architect
Germain Kambinga, Congolese politician

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