Workman Family History
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Workman Name Meaning
English: ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English work + man. According to a gloss cited by Reaney the term was used in the Middle Ages to denote an ambidextrous person, and the surname may also be a nickname in this sense.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
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