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Origin and popularity of the name CHAPMAN


Chapman : 1: English: occupational name for a merchant or trader Middle English chap(pe)man chepman Old English cēapmann cēpemann a compound of cēap ‘barter bargain price property’ + mann ‘man’.2: Jewish: English surname (see 1 above) adopted for a like-sounding (e.g. Czapnik; see Chapnick) or like-meaning Jewish name (e.g. Kaufman) in some other European language.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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