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Karman Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a carter, Middle Dutch kerreman. Hungarian (Kármán): from kármány, ethnic name for the Turkish people of southern Anatolia’s Karaman region, which was famous for its silk and leather products. The Hungarian name is probably derived via medieval Latin Caramanus, Carmanus, not directly from Turkish. Jewish (from Hungary): adoption of 2. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Russian karman ‘bag’, ‘pocket’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such articles. Altered spelling of German Karmann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Karman Family Origin

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Karman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Chocolate Manufacturer

    8%
  • Long Shoreman

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Chocolate Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karman. A less common occupation for the Karman family was Long Shoreman. The most common Karman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Karman's were Farmers.

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