Kerkman Family History
Kerkman Name Meaning
Dutch: from Middle Dutch kercman ‘clergyman’ hence an occupational name for someone working in the service of the church or possibly a topographic name for someone living near a church. Americanized form of North German Kerkmann: Low Geman variant of Kirchmann a cognate of 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022