Meaning and Origin of: Hackman

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : occupational name for a servant (Middle English man) of a man named Hake (see Hake).
  • Respelling of German Hackmann, or a Jewish spelling variant of this name.
  • Respelling of German Hachmann, topographic name for someone living near a hedge or enclosure, from Middle Low German hach ‘hedge’, ‘enclosure’, ‘fenced pasture or woodland’, or habitational name from a place called Hachum (dialect Hachen) in Lower Saxony.