Rothman Family History
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Rothman Name Meaning
German (Rothmann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person with red hair, from an elaborated form of Roth 1. German: topographic name for someone who lived on land that had been cleared, from an elaborated form of Roth 2. German (in Saxony and Silesia): occupational name for a counselor or nickname for a man respected for his opinions and advice, from a dialect variant of Middle High German rat ‘counsel’ + man ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press