Hickman Family History
Hickman Name Meaning
English (Staffordshire): from the Middle English personal names Hikeman Hicheman and (in the West Midlands) Hikemon and Hichemon pet forms of Hike and Hiche with the hypocoristic suffix -man or -mon. See Hick and Hitch . In some instances however Hikeman and Hicheman might be occupational names denoting a ‘servant of Hike or Hiche’. This surname has long been established in Ireland notably in County Clare. Americanized form of German Hickmann .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press