Neman Family History
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Neman Name Meaning
Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): variant of Neeman, a status name meaning ‘treasurer’. Dutch and North German (Nemann): variant of Nieman ‘newcomer’. Muslim: perhaps from a personal name based on Arabic nu‘man ‘blood’. Nu‘man was the name borne by the kings of Hirah in Arabia. It was the name of one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad, also the surname of Abu Hanifa, founder of the Hanafi school of law.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Neiman, Neyman, Nieman, Perman, Kelman, German, Neeman, Nyman, Seman