Meaning and Origin of: Leiman

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : from the Yiddish male personal name Leyman, of uncertain origin.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metronymic from the Yiddish female name Leye (English Leah) + man ‘husband of’.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : metonymic occupational name from Yiddish leym ‘clay’ + man ‘man’.
  • Swedish : ornamental name composed of an unidentified first element + man ‘man’.