Kurman Family History
Kurman Name Meaning
Americanized form of German and Swiss German Kurmann and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname: occupational name for an inspector of food wine etc. derived from Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose test or inspect’. Compare Kyser . Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly also from German Kur Yiddish kur ‘cure’ presumably a nickname for some sort of healer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press