A names, Battle/War, Male, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Armand is the French form of Herman which is made up of Germanic elements hari (army) and man (man) meaning “army man”, both of which derive from a PIE root word. Armand is also a surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Herman (English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene)
  • Hermann (German)
  • Hermanus (Dutch, Ancient Germanic)
  • Hariman (Ancient Germanic)
  • Hermanni (Finnish)
  • Ármann (Icelandic)
  • Armando (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Ermanno (Italian)
  • German (Russian)


Female forms:

  • Hermine (German, French)


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