Bellman Family History
Bellman Name Meaning
English and Scottish: occupational name for a bell ringer in particular one whose duty was to make public announcements after ringing a bell to attract attention (from Middle English bel(le)man a term known to have been used in York and Scotland and probably elsewhere for a town crier). Compare Bell . English: occupational name from Middle English beli-man ‘bellows blower’ from Middle English beli ‘bellows’. Compare Bellow . Altered form of German Bellmann . This surname is also found in Sweden.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022