Beckmann Family History
Beckmann Name Meaning
North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream a variant of Beck 6 from Low German Beke ‘stream’ + -mann ‘man’. Compare Bachmann . German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name denoting a baker from older South German beck West Yiddish bek + Middle High German Yiddish man (German Mann) ‘man’ (compare Beck ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press