Mammen Family History
Mammen Name Meaning
East Frisian: patronymic from the nursery name Mamme related to Middle High German mamme memme ‘mother's breast’ (from Latin mamma). English (of Norman origin): variant of Mayman from the Middle English Anglo-Norman French personal name Maymond a variant of Old French Maismon Maimon the oblique case form of Maisme (from Latin Maximus); see Maxim . The excrescent -d was added in Anglo-Norman French; compare Hammond . Indian (Kerala): from a variant of the personal name Thomas found among Christians in southern India. It is formed with the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022