Last name: ACKERMAN

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ACKERMAN : This last name is indexed 79,859 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ACKERMAN : 1: Dutch: occupational name from akkerman ‘farmer plowman’ (from akker ‘field’ + man ‘man’). Compare Akkerman Aukerman and Ockerman.2: English: from Middle English acreman ‘cultivator of the soil plowman’ (Old English æcerman from æcer ‘field acre’ + man ‘man’). Typically an acreman was a bond tenant of a manor holding half a virgate of arable land for which he paid by serving as a plowman. The term was also used generically to denote a plowman or husbandman.3: Americanized form of German Ackermann 1.4: Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ackermann 2.5: Americanized form of Swedish Åkerman (see Akerman). Compare Ockerman.

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