First name origin & meaning:
Middle English: From the meadow
First name variations: Leyman, Leaman
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow
or a patch of arable land (see Layman).
- Dutch: from a
Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’,
or possibly liub ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + man ‘man’.
- Americanized form of German Leimann, Americanized form of
Leinemann, habitational name for someone from Leine in
Pomerania, or for someone who lived by either of two rivers called
Leine, near Hannover and in Saxony.
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