Last name: REDMAN

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REDMAN : This last name is indexed 76,015 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

REDMAN : 1: English: occupational name from Middle English red (Old English hrēod) ‘reed’ + -man presumably for a thatcher or reed-cutter. Compare Reeder.2: English: in southeastern England sometimes a topographic name perhaps for someone who lived by a clearing from Middle English rede (Old English rēod rȳd) ‘clearing’ + man.3: English: habitational name from Redmain (Cumberland) from Old English rēad ‘red’ + an uncertain second element perhaps a dialect form of man ‘cairn’.4: Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German Rothman Rothmann Rotman Rottmann Roitman or Reitman.

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