Kolman Family History
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Kolman Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kalman. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Kohlmann. Czech and Slovenian: from the medieval personal name Kolman, derived from the name of St. Columban, an Irish missionary to Europe (see Coleman). Austrian German (Kolmann): from the medieval personal name Coloman, altered at a later period by folk etymology to Kohlmann, as though derived from German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Mann ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press