Hayman Family History
Hayman Name Meaning
English: topographic name probably from Middle English hai(e) hei(e) ‘enclosure’ (Old English (ge)hæg) denoting a dweller by an enclosure (see Hay 2 ) or else a nickname for a ‘keeper of the enclosure’ (compare Hayward ). English: nickname for a tall man from Middle English heigh high(e) (Old English hēah); see also Hay English: occupational name for a seller of hay from Middle English hai hei (Old English hēg hīg). Jewish: variant of Heiman . Americanized form of German Haymann: unexplained. Probably also an Americanized form of German Heymann or Dutch Heyman .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022