Family name origins & meanings
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : from the Yiddish personal name lakhman, a variant of Nachman.
- Dutch : of uncertain origin. Compare German Lachmann.
- Guyanese and Trinidadian name found among people of Indian origin : from the Hindu personal name Lakshman, from Sanskrit laḳsmạna ‘one who has auspicious marks’. See Lakhani.