Burman Family History
Burman Name Meaning
English: status name from Middle English burghman borughman (Old English burhmann) ‘inhabitant of a (fortified) town’ (see Burke ) especially one holding land or buildings by burgage (see Burgess ). English: variant of Bowerman . Americanized form of German Buhrmann or Bührmann. Dutch: rare variant of Buurman (and in North America also an altered form of this) a cognate of 3 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022