Burgman Family History
Burgman Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Burgmann: from Middle High German burc ‘fortified town castle’ + man ‘man vassal’ a status name for a vassal of the lord of a castle or a chatelain or an occupational or status name for a town justice. Dutch: cognate of 1 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press