Herman

[ hur-muh n ]
/ ˈhɜr mən /
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noun

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a male given name: from Old English words meaning “army” and “ man.”
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Herman


masc. proper name, from German Hermann, from Old High German Hariman, literally "man of war, warrior," from hari "host, army" (see harry (v.)) + man "man" (see man (n.)).

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