Last name origins & meanings:
- French: from Old French Aleman ‘German’ (Late Latin
Alemannus, from a Germanic tribal name, probably meaning ‘all
the men’), hence a regional or ethnic name for a German-speaker in a
predominantly French-speaking area. Compare Allman.
(Allemann): from a Germanic personal name composed of the
elements adal ‘noble’ + man ‘man’.
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