Human Family History
Human Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Hugheman also spelled Hugeman Hiweman Howeman and Huweman a Middle Dutch pet form of Hugh with the hypocoristic suffix -man. The name was probably introduced to Britain by Flemings after the Norman Conquest. Compare Hugh . English: occupational name denoting a ‘servant of Hugh’ (see Hugh ). Perhaps an altered form of German Homann .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022