Titman Family History
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Titman Name Meaning
English: status name for the head of a tithing, Old English teoðingmann (from teoðing ‘tithing’, a group of households, originally ten households, + mann ‘man’). According to the medieval system of frankpledge, every member of a tithing was responsible for every other, so that for example if one of them committed a crime the others had to help pay for it. English: from the Middle English, Old English personal name Tideman, composed of Old English tid ‘time’, ‘season’ + mann ‘man’. Altered spelling of German Tittmann, a variant of Dittmann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press