Last name origins & meanings:
- Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish
ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a
topographic name by someone who lived on an island.
and English: variant of Hammond.
- Slovenian: topographic
name from oman, the name of a plant (in English known as
elecampane or meadow fleabane; Latin genus name Inula).
- Slovenian: perhaps a medieval status name from a Slovenian
spelling of German Bavarian Amtmann ‘official’ (see
Ammann). Compare Aman, Amon.
Comments for Oman