Oman Family History
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Oman Name Meaning
Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived on an island. Scottish and English: variant of Hammond. Slovenian: topographic name from oman, the name of a plant (in English known as elecampane or meadow fleabane; Latin genus name Inula). Slovenian: perhaps a medieval status name from a Slovenian spelling of German Bavarian Amtmann ‘official’ (see Ammann). Compare Aman, Amon.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press