Berman Family History
Berman Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Berman, meaning ‘bear man’. Respelling of German Bermann 1–3. English: occupational name for a porter, Middle English berman (Old English bærmann, from beran ‘to carry’ + mann ‘man’). English: possibly from a Middle English personal name, Ber(e)man, which may be derived from Old English Beornmund, composed of the elements beorn ‘young man’, ‘warrior’ + mund ‘protection’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press