Inman Family History
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Inman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a keeper of a lodging house, Middle English innmann, from Old English inn ‘abode’, ‘lodging’ + mann ‘man’. Until recently there was in England a technical distinction between an inn, where lodgings were available as well as alcoholic beverages, and a tavern, which offered only the latter.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kinman, Zinman, Wyman, Ingman, Edman, Aikman, Osman, Byman, Lipman