Kirkman Family History
Kirkman Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): from Middle English kirkman ‘clergyman; churchwarden; lay official responsible for church finances’. Americanized form of German Kirchmann a cognate of 1 above or of its North German cognate Kerkmann (see Kerkman ) and a very rare variant Kirkmann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press