100+ German Middle Names With Meanings

Pick from our list of German middle names for boys and girls.
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A middle name was used for religious reasons in medieval times.

This religious practice of giving middle names has become secular in modern times. In Germany, middle names are found widely, in fact people are often referred to by their middle names instead of their first names.

Middle names will make your child's full name more unique and interesting. If you don’t know how to begin, here are some great German middle names that are written with their meanings and origins. Pick from awesome boys' middle names and great girls' middle names.

You might also want to look at these German girl names for your baby and these German boy names for your baby.

Common German Middle Names For Boys

Here are some great and strong German middle names for boys that you will like.

Pick a German middle name for your boy.

1. Abelard (Old German origin), a German middle name meaning “resolute”.

2. Achmad (Ottoman origin), a German middle name influenced by Islam meaning “praiseworthy”.

3. Aelbehrt (German origin), a unique German name meaning “bright”.

4. Anselm (German origin), a good German name meaning “divine helmet”,

5. Baldrik (Old French origin), a German name influenced by French meaning "bold".

6. Baldwin (German origin), a popular German name meaning “bright ruler”.

7. Berhtram (Old German origin), a unique German name meaning “bright raven”.

8. Boris (Turkish origin), a traditional German name meaning “wolf”.

9. Brenner (Middle High German origin), a cool name for a boy meaning “one who burns things”.

10. Carl (German origin), a common name in Germany that gives the meaning “free man”.

12. Clemens (French origin), one of the cool baby names for a boy meaning “merciful and gentle”.

13. Diedrich (Old High German origin), a unique name for a boy meaning “King of nations”.

14. Detlef (German origin), a traditional German name meaning “peoples heritage”.

15. Echard (German origin), a name that consists of two words meaning “edge”, and “strong”.

16. Emmerich (German origin), a good baby name meaning “work power”.

17. Frideric (Old High German origin), a baby name in Germany meaning “peace”.

18. Fulhert (Old German origin), a name meaning “very bright”.

19. Gerd (Old German origin), a good name for a baby boy that means “spear strong”.

20. Gunther (German origin), a popular German baby name meaning “battle warrior”.

21. Halag (German origin), a common baby name meaning “little woodcutter”.

22. Hans (German origin), a traditional German name meaning “God is gracious”.

23. Hubert (German origin), a good name for a baby boy meaning “bright heart”.

24. Ivon (French origin), a variation of the name Yvon meaning “yew tree”.

25. Jakob (Hebrew origin), a variation of the name Jacob meaning “supplanter”.

26. Johan (Latin origin), a popular name across the world meaning “God is gracious”.

27. Klaus (German origin), a name that trends in Germany meaning “victor”.

28. Konrad (Polish origin), a baby name for a boy meaning “bold advisor”.

29. Leo (Latin origin), it is a variant of the name Leopold meaning “lion”.

30. Maxwell (English origin), a cool name for a boy meaning “greatest”.

31. Meinhardt (German origin), a unique name that bears the meaning “brave heart”.

32. Morgan (Middle High German origin), a pleasant baby name meaning “morning”.

33. Nikolaus (French origin), a variant of the name Nicolas which means “victor of the people”.

34. Obrecht (German origin), a good German baby name that means “famed for his heritage”.

35. Oskar (Gaelic origin), a German baby name that means “dear friend”.

36. Otis (German origin), a good name for a German baby that means “wealth”.

37. Paul (Latin origin), a common name for a German baby that gives the meaning “humble”.

38. Peppin (French origin, a nice name for a baby boy that means “perseverant”.

39. Poldi (Latin origin), a name that means “brave”.

40. Rainart (Old German origin), a name that is popular in Germany and which means “strong judgment”.

41. Reynold (Old German origin), a name that gives the meaning “King’s advisor”.

42. Ruprecht (Germanic origin), a name that sounds good and which means “bright flame”.

43. Riker (German origin), a family name also used as a middle or first name that means “rich”.

44. Stadtler (Middle High German origin), the first name for a German baby boy that means “a barn”.

45. Tabbert (Old High German origin), a good name for a German baby that means “bright day”.

46. Tibalt (German origin), a unique name for a German baby that gives the meaning “people’s prince”.

47. Traeger (German origin), a name that means “carrier” and is a unique name for a German baby.

48. Ulrich (German origin), the name combines two elements which mean “prosperity”, and “power”.

49. Valter (Swedish origin), a trendy name for a German baby that means “fighter”.

50. Wolfgang (German origin), a cool name for a German baby boy which means “wolf”.

German Middle Names For Girls

In this list of names, you will find great middle names for your girl.

Your girl deserves the best middle name.

51. Adalheida (German origin), a good name for a baby girl that means “sweet”.

52. Agathe (French origin), the name of a German baby girl that means “good”.

53. Bathilda (Teutonic origin), one of the German names for a girl that means “commanding”.

54. Blas (German origin), one of the cool German names that mean “firebrand”.

55. Chriselda (German origin), among the German names for a girl that means “strong”.

56. Clarimonds (German origin), one of the German names for a baby girl that means “brilliant protector”.

57. Delia (Celtic origin), among the German names for a girl that means “dark”.

58. Delmira (German origin), one of the unique German names that mean “noble protector”.

59. Eartha (Old English origin), one of the unique names for girls in Germany that mean “worldly”.

60. Ethlinde (Teutonic origin), one of the names for a baby girl that means “intelligent”.

61. Genowefa (German origin), one of the cool names on this list which means “wave”.

62. Gudrun (Danish origin), one of the cool names for a baby girl that means “wise”.

63. Halifrid (German origin), a cool name on the names list that means “peaceful heroine”.

64. Heidi (Old German origin), can also be used as a first name and which means “nobility”.

65. Herta (German origin), one of the unique names in Germany that means “of the earth”.

66. Idetta (Teutonic origin), a unique name that means “merry”.

67. Irmgard (German origin), a good name on the German names list which means “war Goddess”.

68. Johanna (Latin origin), one of the names that are a variation of Johann and mean “God’s grace”.

69. Jolanka (German origin), one of the names which give the meaning “violet flower”.

70. Karoline (French origin), one of the good names for a girl which means “joy”.

71. Katharina (Greek origin), one of the German baby names that mean “pure”.

72. Leonore (French origin), among the cool German baby names that “light”.

73. Lisette (German origin), a cool name in the list of German baby names that mean “devoted to God”.

74. Maddalen (Italian origin), among the good German baby names that mean “magnificent”.

75. Millicent (French origin), one of the good names that mean “strong”.

76. Nadja (German origin), a good name for girls in Germany that means “hope”.

77. Nixie (German origin), one of the cool names for girls that mean “water sprite”.

78. Odiane (German origin), one of the popular names for girls that mean “elfin spear”.

79. Otylia (Polish origin), a unique name which means “lucky heroine”.

80. Perahta (German origin), among the unique names for girls that mean “glorious”.

81. Petronilla (Latin origin), names for girls that mean “rock”.

82. Roderika (German origin), a cool name in the list of names for girls that mean “famous ruler”.

83. Roslyn (Spanish origin), among the pretty names for girls that mean “beautiful”.

84. Sifreida (German origin), a cool name on the names list for girls that mean “victorious”.

85. Solvig (German origin), among the cool names that mean “champion”.

86. Suzanne (French origin), one of the popular names for baby girls that mean “graceful lily”.

87. Tibelda (German origin), names for girls that are popular in Germany that means “boldest”.

88. Trudchen (German origin), a unique name in the names list for your baby girl that means “fighting woman”.

89. Trudy (Old German origin), a name that means “universal strength”.

90. Ulka (German origin), a name that gives the meaning “mistress of all”.

91. Ulrica (Teutonic origin), a good name for a girl that means “ruler of all”.

92. Valda (Teutonic origin), a name for a baby girl that means “spirited in war”.

93. Verena (Teutonic origin), a name that means “defending friend”.

94. Viheke (German origin), a perfect name for a little girl which means “little woman”.

95. Waldhurga (German origin), a girl name which means “protecting ruler”.

96. Wilde (German origin), a name for your energetic girl which means “untamed”.

97. Winifreda (German origin), a good name which bears the meaning “peaceful friend”.

98. Yseult (Celtic origin), a given name meaning “ruler of ice”.

99. Yvette (French origin), a good name inspired by French that means “archer’.

100. Yvonne (French origin), a middle name and also a first name that means “archer”.

101. Zelda (Teutonic origin), a cool name popular in Germany that means “dark battle”. This can also be a first name.

Kidadl has lots of names' articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for German middle names then are a look at our list of the best Old German names, or for something different look at these Basque names for your baby.

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