Goman Family History
Goman Name Meaning
Jewish (from Belarus): perhaps a nickname for a wicked person from Hebrew Haman pronounced homen by Ashkenazic Jews the h then being altered to g under Russian influence. Haman is a personage in the Biblical book of Esther. Americanized form of German Gömann a variant of Göhmann (see Gohman ). Americanized form of French Gaumond or Gaumont . English: perhaps from an unattested Old English personal name Gumman. The Old English name element guma ‘man’ was rare but is attested in the name Gumweald.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press