Hermes Family History
Hermes Name Meaning
German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman . This surname is also found in France (Lorraine). French (Hermès): topographic name for someone who lived in a deserted spot or on a patch of waste land from Occitan erm ‘desert waste’ (from Greek erēmia) + the topographic suffix -ès. French (Hermès): in some cases possibly also from the personal name Hermès from Greek Hermēs the name of a Greek god and also of a Christian saint mentioned briefly in Paul's Epistle to the Romans.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022