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Waldman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish wald ‘forest’ + man ‘man’. Very few Jews would have been living anywhere near a forest at the time when they acquired surnames, so in most cases this is probably an ornamental name. In other cases it many be a metonymic occupational name for someone whose job was connected with forestry, such as a woodcutter or lumber merchant. Americanized spelling of German Waldmann. English: topographic name for a forest dweller, from Old English w(e)ald ‘forest’ + mann ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Waldmann, Wallman, Wildman, Holdman, Waxman, Wadman, Allman, Sandman

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Waldman Family Origin

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Waldman Family Occupations

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  • Pauper

    100%

In 1881, the most common Waldman occupation in Canada was Pauper. 100% of Waldman's were Paupers.

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