Markman Family History
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Markman Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a market trader, from Yiddish mark ‘marketplace’ + man ‘man’. German (Markmann): status name for someone who lived on an area of land that was marked off from village land or woodland, from Middle High German mark ‘marked land’ or ‘border land’ (see Marker) + man ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press