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Notman Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: probably an occupational name for a dealer in nuts, from Middle English not(e), nut + man, although Black expresses reservations about this derivation, and it may perhaps be an occupational name for the ‘servant (Middle English man) of someone called Nott’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a poor man, from German Not ‘need’, ‘want’ + Mann ‘man’. Respelling of German Nothmann, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with a cognate of Old High German not ‘distress’, ‘force’ + man ‘man’. North German: from Middle Low German note ‘companion’ + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Norman, Cotman, Osman, Rozman, Putman, Wortman, Rotman, Oman, Gutman

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Notman Family Origin

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Notman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    14%
  • House Keeping

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Notman family was House Keeping. The most common Notman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Notman's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Dry Goods Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Notman.

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