Meaning and Origin of: Elman
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First name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Famous nobleman
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : variant of Hellmann (see Heller), reflecting varieties of Yiddish in which there is no h.
- German (Elmann) : from a short form of the Germanic personal name Adelman, composed of the elements adal ‘noble (family)’ + man ‘man’.
- English : occupational name for a seller of oil, from Middle English ele ‘oil’ + man ‘man’.