Hayman Family History
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Hayman Name Meaning
English: topographic name for a man who lived by an enclosure, from Middle English hay (see Hay 1) + man. The term was in many cases effectively a synonym for Hayward. English: nickname for a tall man (see Hay 2). English: occupational name for the servant of someone called Hai (see Hay 3), with man in the sense ‘servant’. English: occupational name for someone who sold hay. Jewish: variant of Heiman. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hamann or Heumann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rayman, Gayman, Layman, Harman, Hagman, Hardman, Hyman, Waxman