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German Names and Meanings

Miscellaneous By: Mentis Cibum
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A list of German names and their meanings. Not necessarily in alphabetical order.


Submitted:Jul 25, 2012    Reads: 34    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


Ada - Noble, Happy

Adela - Noble

Adelheid - Of Noble Kin

Adolph - Noble Wolf

Alary - Elf Ruler

Americus - Home Ruler

Annalise - From Anna and Elise

Annika - Gracious, Merciful

Arlo - Hill

Arno - Eagle

Arvin - Friend to All

Barny - Dimunitive Form of Barnaby / Barnard

Berg - Mountain

Bert - Bright

Billie - Dimunitive Form of Whilhemina

Adalia - Noble

Adelaide - Of a Noble Kin

Adelle - Noble, Kind

Alaric - Noble Ruler, Elf Ruler

Allison - Son of the Noble One

Analiese - From Anna and Elise

Anneliese - From Anna and Elise

Archie - Dimunitive Form of Archibald

Armon - Army Man

Arnold - Eagle Power

Auberon - Noble Bear

Beate - Happy

Berger - Mountain Dweller

Bertha - Bright

Bode - Messenger

Adel - Noble, Kind

Adele - Noble, Kind

Adolf - Noble Wolf

Alarice - Noble Ruler

America - Home Ruler

Analise - From Anna and Elise

Annelise - From Anna and Elise

Arlen - Person from Erlen, Germany

Arne - Eagle

Arnulf - Eagle Wolf

Baden - Bather

Berdine - Short For Bernardine

Bernt - Strong, Brave Bear

Betelgeuse - Hand of the Central One

Bodie - Messenger

Braun - Brown

Brynner - Dweller by the Spring

Carsten - Christian

Charles - Free Man

Clotilda - Loud Battle

Cord - Bold Counsel

Deiter - Army of the People

Didrika - People Ruler

Dieter - Army of the People

Dresden - People From the Forest by the River

Edana - Noble

Ehren - Honorable

Emeric - Work Rule, Leader

Ermen - Universal, Whole

Falk - Hawk

Bruno - Brown One

Carl - Manly

Caspar - Treasurer

Clarimonde - Illustrious Protector

Clove - A Nail, Spice

Crescentia - A Crescent-Shaped Moon

Delaware - Named for Baron De La Ware

Diedrick - People Ruler

Dirk - Famous Ruler

Duer - Dear

Edda - With Clear Goals

Elsie - Dimunitive Form of Elisabeth

Emil - to Strive; Excel; Rival

Ermengarde - Universal, Whole

Farica - Peace Ruler

Brunonia - Brown One

Carolina - Feminine Form of Charles

Casper - Treasurer

Claus - Victory of the People

Coen - Dimunitive Form of Conrad

Dale - Valley

Dewitt - Blonde

Diesel - Dimunitive Form of Mattias or Dietrich

Dolph - Short for Randolph or Adolph

Durin - Mythical Dwarf

Edsel - Noble One

Emera - Illustrious Leader

Erick - Always Ruler

Etzel - Noble One

Felda - From the Field

Ferdinand - To Be Courageous

Franz - Free

Frieda - Peace, Joy

Fritzi - Peace Ruler

Gerhard - Brave Spearman

Gertrude - Strong Spear

Greta - A Pearl

Griselda - Gray Battle

Gunther - War Army

Hannelore - Combination of Hannah and Lore

Hartmann - Hardy Man

Hedwig - Battle War

Heinz - Ruler of the Home

Henrike - Ruler of the Home

Herman - Army Man

Foreman - Cart Worker

Freida - Dimunitive Form of Names Containing "Fried"

Friso - Of the Frisians

Gable - God is Bright

Gerlinde - Wife of Spearman

Gesine - Strong Spear

Gretchen - A Spear

Grizelda - Form of Griselda

Gustav - Staff of the Goths

Hansel - God is Gracious

Haydn - Heathen

Heidi - Of Noble Kin

Heisman - Unknown

Henry - Ruler of the Home

Hertz - Brave, Bold

Franka - Free or Truthful

Frida - Peace

Fritz - Peace Ruler

Galiena - Exalted One

Gerry - Dimunitive Form of Gerald

Gisela - Pledge

Gretel - A Pearl

Gunter - Battle Warrior

Guy - Unknown

Harmon - Soldier

Hedda - Battle War

Heinrich - Ruler of the Home

Helmfried - Helmet and Peace

Herbst - Autumn

Horst - Man from the Woods

Huey - Bright in Mind and Spirit

Ida - Hardworking

Irma - Whole, Entire

Jaeger - Hunter

Johann - God is Gracious

Jung - Young

Karl - Man

Kaspar - Treasurer

Kern - Grain, Seed

Klaus - Victory of the People

Kyler - Church, Monk's Cell

Lisbet - God is My Oath

Lorelei - Alluring Enchantress

Louis - Famed Warrior

Lynde - Gentle

Hugh - Bright in Mind and Spirit

Ilse - Consecrated to God

Isolde - She Who is Gazed Upon

Jessen - From the Town of Jessen

Johanna - God is Gracious

Kaethe - Pure

Karla - Feminine Form of Karl

Katrina - Pure

Kiefer - Pine Tree or Barrelmaker

Kristen - Christian

Liesel - God is my Oath

Lise - God is my Oath

Lotte - Free

Ludwig - Famous Warrior

Mandel - Almond

Hugo - Bright in Mind and Spirit

Ingeborg - Ing's Protection

Jaegar - Hunter

Johan - God is Gracious

Josef - God Will Increase

Kaiser - Leader

Karsten - Christian

Keefer - Pine tree, Barrelmaker

Kirsten - Christian

Kristin - Christian

Lieselotte - God is my Oath / Free

Loman - From the Wood Land

Lou - Famed Warrior

Lukas - From Lucania

Mandell - Almond

Marla - Combination of Maria and Magdalena

Marlis - Combination of Maria and Elisabeth

Medwin - Powerful Friend

Meta - Pearl

Minna - Strong-Willed Warrior

Nixie - Water Sprite

Oberon - Noble Bear

Porsche - Offering

Romy - Rosemary / Person from Rome

Sanja - Wisdom

Schatzi - Dear, Treasure

Senta - Holy

Stefan - Crown

Strom - Stream, Flow

Trula - True

Marlena - Combination of Mary and Magdalene

Mathilda - Battle Might

Mendel - Little Man

Mikkel - Who is Like God?

Minze - Mint

Norbert - Bright North

Odele - Wealth

Rafer - Unknown

Rosine - Rose

Sanne - Lily

Sef - Short Form of Josef

Sigfried - Victory, Peace

Stefanie - Crown

Tanner - Leather Worker

Ulf - Wolf

Marlene - Combination of Mary and Magdalene

Mayer - Steward

Mendie - Little Man

Milla - Industrious

Nicklaus - Victory of the People

Novak - Newcomer

Otto - Wealth

Ranulf - Raven Wolf

Rune - A Secret

Saskia - Saxon Woman

Seifer - Victory Peace

Sigmund - Victorious Protector

Steffi - Dimunitive Form of Stefanie

Trude - Spear Strength

Ull - Wolf Power

Unna - Woman

Viveca - War

Walda - Ruler

Waldron - Mighty Raven

Werner - Army Guard

Wilhelmina - Strong-Willed Warrior

Zelda - Woman Warrior

Ziggy - Dimunitive Form of Sigmund

Vada - Famous Ruler

Vonda - Of Saxony

Waldemar - Famous Ruler

Wenda - Form of Wanda

Wilda - Untamed

Willie - Strong-Willed Warrior

Zelig - the Blessed One

Varick - Honorable Defender

Voss - Fox

Waldina - God's Power

Wendell - Wanderer, Seeker

Wilhelm - Strong-Willed Warrior

Yaeger - Chase, Hunt

Zeppelin - Airship, Dirigible, Blimp





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