Packman Family History
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Packman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a peddler or hawker, Middle English packeman. English: occupational name for the servant (Middle English man) of someone called Pack. German (Packmann, Päckmann), Dutch (Pakman), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a packer (one who packed goods for shipping) or alternatively a rider or driver of pack animals, used for carrying comparatively light quantitites of goods at high speed, from a derivative of packen ‘to pack’. German: variant of Pach 1, 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hackman, Jackman, Parkman, Backman, Buckman, Hickman, Paxman, Luckman