Lehmann Family History
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Lehmann Name Meaning
German: status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, Middle High German leheman, lenman (from lehen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’ + man ‘man’). The tenant held land on loan for the duration of his life in return for rent or service, but was not free to transfer or divide it. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from an identical Jewish personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Leo 3.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ehmann, Rehmann, Lehrmann, Heumann, Bermann, Lehman, Ahmann, Rebmann