Kurman Family History
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Kurman Name Meaning
German (Kurmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an inspector of food, wine, etc., derived from Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose, test, or inspect’. Compare Kyser. Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly from German Kur, Yiddish kur ‘cure’, presumably a nickname for some sort of healer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press