Buckman Family History
Buckman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a goatherd Middle English bukkeman (from Old English bucca ‘he-goat’ + mann ‘man’). English: occupational name for a scholar scribe student or bookbinder from Middle English bok buk(e) ‘book’ + man (from Old English bōc ‘book’ + mann ‘man’). Americanized form of German Buckmann or Bückmann: derivative of Buck . Americanized form of German Buchmann .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press