Beckman Family History
Beckman Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr) + man ‘man’. Swedish (Bäckman): ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Beckmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Beck.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press