Armin


Gender: Masculine
Origin: German
Meaning: “whole; universal.”
(AHR-meen)

The name is derived from the latinized Germanic name, Arminius, which is believed to be derived from the Germanic element, ermen, (whole; universal). It is suggested that Arminius was a latinized form of Herman.

The name was borne by a 1st-century Cherusci leader who lead a rebellion against the Romans and defeated the Romans in the famous Battle of the Teutoburg Forest.

As of 2010, Armin was the 15th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina. His rankings in other countries are as follows:

  • # 65 (Hungary, 2010)
  • # 380 (Netherlands, 2010)

Other forms of the name include:

  • Armini (Azeri/Catalan)
  • Armin (Bosnian/Croatian/Dutch/German/Hungarian/Serbian/Slovene)
  • Arminije (Croatian)
  • Arminij Арминий (Bulgarian/Macedonian/Russian/Ukrainian)
  • Arminio (Galician/Italian/Spanish)
  • Arminiusi არმინიუსი (Georgian)
  • Arminijus (Lithuanian)
  • Armínio (Portuguese)
  • Arminiu (Sicilian)
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