Carman Family History
Carman Name Meaning
English: from Old Norse karmann a variant of karlmann (nominative case karlmathr) composed of the elements karl ‘male man’ + mathr ‘man person’. English: variant of Charman either an occupational name for a carter carrier or coachman or an occupational name for someone who did odd jobs. Altered form of Dutch Karman . Americanized form of German Kormann or Kornmann (see Kornman ) or some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Slovenian (Čarman): nickname from čarman an obsolete word meaning ‘sorcerer’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022