Last name: CHURCHMAN

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All you have to know about the last name CHURCHMAN

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CHURCHMAN : This last name is indexed 20,254 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CHURCHMAN : 1: English: from Middle English chirch(e)man ‘clergyman; churchwarden; lay official responsible for church finances’. The earliest examples would have denoted a custodian or keeper of a church (Old English cyriceman) not a clergyman though the earlier sense had probably been superseded by the time the surname arose.2: Possibly an Americanized form (translation into English) of German Kirchmann (see Kirchman).

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