Flaxman Family History
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Flaxman Name Meaning
English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a flax grower or dealer or for someone who processed it for weaving (see Flax). Probably a respelling of German Flachsmann, of the same meaning as 1, from Middle High German vlahs ‘flax’ + man ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Waxman, Paxman, Florman, Klarman, Lipman, Feeman, Layman, Farman