Harman Family History
Harman Name Meaning
English (mainly southeast) Dutch and Czech: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’ (see Hermann ). In England this name was introduced by the Normans. Irish: variant of Hargadon . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): perhaps a nickname for someone with a copious or noticeable head of hair (see Haar ). Americanized form of German Harmann or Hermann or Herrmann cognates of 1 above. Compare Harmon . Americanized form of Polish Czech Slovenian Croatian or other Slavic Herman cognates of 1 and 4 above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022