Meaning and Origin of: Billman

Family name origins & meanings

  • German (Billmann) : variant of Bellmann seeBellman 2, or a name denoting a dweller by the Bille river near Hamburg.
  • Perhaps a respelling of Swiss German Bielmann, a variant of Biehler, itself a variant ofBuehler.
  • English (East Anglia) : possibly an occupational name for someone who made or used billhooks. Compare Biller.