Buckman Family History
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Buckman Name Meaning
occupational name for a goatherd, Middle English bukkeman (from Old English bucca ‘he-goat’ + mann ‘man’). occupational name for a scholar or scribe, Middle English bocman (from Old English boc ‘book’ + mann ‘man’). possibly also a habitational name, a reduced form of Buckingham or a metathesized form of Bucknam.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press