Pullman Family History
Pullman Name Meaning
English: topographic name from Middle English pul(le) pil(le) ‘pool pool in a stream tidal stream’ (Old English pull ‘pool creek’ pyll ‘tidal creek pool in a river’ or pōl ‘pool pond’) + man probably for one who lived or worked near such a place. Americanized form of German Pullmann: variant of Puhlmann (see Puhlman ). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a bottle blower from German Pulle ‘bottle’ + Mann (Yiddish man) ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022