Kohlmann Family History
Kohlmann Name Meaning
German and Jewish Ashkenazic: from a compound Middle High German kol ‘coal’ German Kohle or kōl German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Middle High German man German Mann ‘man’ hence an occupational name for a coal miner or for a cabbage farmer. Compare below. Austrian German: variant of Kolmann (see Kolman ). It was altered at a later period by folk etymology as though derived from German Kohl ‘cabbage’ + Mann ‘man’ (see above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022