Dorman Family History
Dorman Name Meaning
English: variant of Dearman . This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; it is sometimes found as a variant of Dornan . Americanized form of German Dormann: occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer Dorwart . Hungarian (Dormán): from the old personal name Dormán. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press