The Most Popular German Names

In the list we have sorted German names by popularity, along with their genders and meanings. By clicking on the highlighted names you can see additional information about the name, including the name's origin, religion, similar names and also celebrities with the same name.

Boy Names

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Peter Boy stone
2 Michael Boy who is like God?
3 Wolfgang Boy traveling wolf
4 Thomas Boy twin
5 Klaus Boy The People's VIctory
6 Werner Boy army defender
7 Manfred Boy man of peace
8 Hans Boy God Is Gracious
9 Heinz Boy Household Ruler
10 Andreas Boy man
11 Jürgen Boy Jurgen is a German name and means Farmer
12 Helmut Boy helmet
13 Gerhard Boy spear-hard, spear brave, or spear ruler
14 Günter Boy -
15 Dieter Boy army of the people
16 Horst Boy thicket
17 Josef Boy Jehovah increases
18 Frank Boy Free Or From France
19 Walter Boy ruler of the army
20 Bernd Boy strong and brave bear
21 Karl Boy free man
22 Herbert Boy illustrious warrior
23 Martin Boy Servant Of Mars, God Of War
24 Christian Boy follower of Christ
25 Stefan Boy Crown
26 Franz Boy frenchman or free man
27 Uwe Boy Point, edge
28 Karl-Heinz Boy -
29 Georg Boy farmer
30 Heinrich Boy home ruler
31 Hermann Boy soldier
32 Rudolf Boy famous wolf
33 Rolf Boy He is a legendary wolf among men
34 Kurt Boy Courteous, polite; wolf
35 Siegfried Boy peace of victory
36 Rainer Boy deciding warrior
37 Joachim Boy established by God
38 Johann Boy God is gracious
39 Ralf Boy wolf counsel
40 Norbert Boy northern brightness
41 Wilhelm Boy will helmet
42 Bernhard Boy strong and brave bear
43 Markus Boy dedicated to Mars
44 Jörg Boy Earth Worker
45 Alfred Boy elf or magical counsel
46 Matthias Boy gift of God
47 Alexander Boy defending men
48 Ulrich Boy prosperity and power
49 Willi Boy will helmet
50 Erich Boy ever or eternal ruler
51 Harald Boy army ruler
52 Roland Boy renowned land
53 Reinhard Boy brave counsel
54 Paul Boy small
55 Günther Boy Battle warrior
56 Gerd Boy enclosure
57 Gabriele Boy heroine of God
58 Lothar Boy famous army
59 Ernst Boy serious or battle to the death
60 Robert Boy bright fame
61 Dirk Boy They rule people; they are practical
62 Friedrich Boy peaceful ruler
63 Erwin Boy boar friend
64 Johannes Boy God is gracious
65 Fritz Boy Refers to reconciliation or compromise.
66 Otto Boy wealth, fortune
67 Jens Boy God is gracious
68 Volker Boy people's defender
69 Wilfried Boy desiring peace
70 Holger Boy -
71 Hans-Jürgen Boy -
72 Richard Boy brave ruler
73 Hubert Boy bright heart
74 Anton Boy -
75 Udo Boy One with great fortune.
76 Dietmar Boy A famous personality; who can rule
77 Hartmut Boy brave mind
78 Christoph Boy bearing Christ
79 Oliver Boy olive tree
80 Stephan Boy crown
81 Hans-Joachim Boy -
82 Albert Boy noble and bright
83 Daniel Boy God is my judge
84 Ludwig Boy famous fighter
85 Reinhold Boy ruler's advisor
86 Detlef Boy -
87 Adolf Boy noble wolf
88 Sven Boy boy, lad
89 Reiner Boy judgment warrior or deciding warrior
90 Steffen Boy crown
91 Axel Boy father is peace
92 Eberhard Boy brave, strong boar
93 Torsten Boy Thor's stone
94 Heiko Boy home ruler
95 Sebastian Boy revered
96 Jan Boy God Is Gracious
97 Mario Boy manly
98 Thorsten Boy Thor's stone
99 Jochen Boy -
100 Olaf Boy ancestor's relic

Girl Names

Ranking Name Gender Meaning
1 Ursula Girl little she-bear
2 Maria Girl star of the sea
3 Monika Girl advisor; unique
4 Petra Girl Rock
5 Renate Girl reborn
6 Helga Girl holy or sacred
7 Karin Girl Pure
8 Sabine Girl a member of an ancient Italian people called Sabines
9 Brigitte Girl A solid, firm, strong woman
10 Ingrid Girl Ing's Beauty
11 Elisabeth Girl God's promise
12 Andrea Girl manly, virile
13 Gisela Girl pledge or hostage
14 Erika Girl forever or alone
15 Christa Girl follower of Christ
16 Claudia Girl lame
17 Birgit Girl exalted one
18 Christine Girl follower of Christ
19 Susanne Girl lily
20 Heike Girl home ruler
21 Elke Girl noble
22 Barbara Girl Foreign; Strange
23 Martina Girl dedicated to Mars
24 Marianne Girl Of The Sea Or Bitter
25 Inge Girl Belonging To Ing
26 Hildegard Girl battle stronghold
27 Angelika Girl messenger of God
28 Anna Girl He (God) has favored me
29 Ute Girl -
30 Doris Girl Dorian woman
31 Irmgard Girl complete, universal
32 Hannelore Girl He (God) has favored me
33 Gertrud Girl strong spear
34 Ulrike Girl mistress of all
35 Kerstin Girl follower of Christ
36 Jutta Girl Jewish
37 Ruth Girl friend
38 Anja Girl Gracious, Merciful
39 Gerda Girl shelter
40 Sandra Girl Defender Of The People
41 Christel Girl follower of Christ or ice
42 Elfriede Girl elf
43 Rita Girl pearl
44 Anneliese Girl graced with God's bounty
45 Waltraud Girl Rule strength
46 Marion Girl star of the sea
47 Edith Girl strife for wealth
48 Ilse Girl oath of God
49 Nicole Girl Victory Of The People
50 Beate Girl blessed
51 Regina Girl queen
52 Ingeborg Girl guarded by Ing
53 Rosemarie Girl dew of the sea
54 Eva Girl life or animal
55 Manuela Girl God is with us
56 Silke Girl blind; sixth
57 Sonja Girl wisdom
58 Katharina Girl The Pure and The True One
59 Gudrun Girl god's secret lore
60 Anita Girl Gracious, Merciful
61 Tanja Girl A fairy princess
62 Christiane Girl follower of Christ
63 Margarete Girl pearl
64 Sigrid Girl beautiful victory
65 Silvia Girl woods or forest
66 Bärbel Girl Foreign or strange
67 Bettina Girl Consecrated To God
68 Daniela Girl God is my Judge
69 Irene Girl peace
70 Simone Girl hear or listen
71 Cornelia Girl horn
72 Stefanie Girl crown
73 Lutz Girl He who found fame in the battle
74 Annette Girl -
75 Anke Girl He (God) has favored me
76 Heidi Girl nobility
77 Angela Girl messenger; messenger of God
78 Michaela Girl who resembles God
79 Dagmar Girl glorious, day's glory
80 Johanna Girl God is gracious
81 Christina Girl follower of Christ
82 Melanie Girl black or dark-skinned
83 Katrin Girl Natural, Clear
84 Roswitha Girl One who is famous for his strenght
85 Annemarie Girl He (God) has favored me
86 Sylvia Girl woods or forest
87 Erna Girl brisk, vigorous, hale
88 Margot Girl pearl
89 Iris Girl rainbow
90 Alexandra Girl man's defender
91 Katja Girl Neat, Natural, Pure
92 Margret Girl pearl
93 Astrid Girl God's Strength
94 Anne Girl Gracious, Merciful
95 Margit Girl pearl
96 Marlies Girl -
97 Helene Girl shining light
98 Julia Girl youthful or Jove's child
99 Carmen Girl garden, orchard
100 Ilona Girl light

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