Hinman Family History
Hinman Name Meaning
English (Leicestershire):: probably an occupational name for someone who looked after the hens from Middle English hen(ne) ‘hen’ + man ‘man’ though in some instances it may have been used for the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hann or Henn (see Hann and Henn ). variant of Inman with prosthetic H-.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press