Mossman Family History
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Mossman Name Meaning
Scottish and northern English: topographic name for a man who lived by a peat bog. German (Mossmann): occupational name for a producer or seller of must, i.e. unfermented grape juice, from an agent noun based on a dialect variant of German Most (see Most). probably also a spelling variant of Massman. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Moses.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press