Perman Family History
Perman Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Permann . This form of the surname is also found in Czechia. Flemish: variant of Perreman a habitational name for someone from a place in East Flanders called Perre from perre parre ‘enclosed field’. Croatian: from perman an old status name for a subordinate officer of a court or for a valet. Slovenian: from an old shortened vernacular form formed with the suffix -man ‘man’ of German origin of the personal name Peter ; or a nickname from perman ‘wild boar’ an archaic loanword from Bavarian German. This surname is very rare in Slovenia. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Berman and Perelman .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022