Wakeman Family History
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Wakeman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a watchman, from Middle English wake ‘watch’, ‘vigil’ + man ‘man’. This was the title of the mayor of Ripon in West Yorkshire until the 16th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Warman, Wainman, Waxman, Waldman, Waterman, Wadman, Wakeland, Wakeham