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Origin and popularity of the name HUMAN


Human : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Hugheman also spelled Hugeman Hiweman Howeman and Huweman a Middle Dutch pet form of Hugh with the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was probably introduced to Britain by Flemings after the Norman Conquest. Compare Hugh.2: English: occupational name denoting a ‘servant of Hugh’ (see Hugh).3: Perhaps an altered form of German Homann.


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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