Trueman Family History
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Trueman Name Meaning
English (common especially in the Midlands): nickname for a trustworthy man, from Middle English trewe, trow ‘faithful’ + man ‘man’. This was apparently also used as a personal name during the Middle Ages, and some instances of the surname may derive from this use. Americanized form of any of the various Jewish surnames derived from German treu ‘true’, ‘faithful’, for example Treu(mann), Treiman; Getreuer; Getroir, Getrouer (from Yiddish getray, influenced by German treu); Treuherz (‘true heart’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Thurman, Truman, Rudman, Tubman, Turman, Buxman, Krausman, Freeman