Updated June 9, 2019

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Middle English : From the meadow

Boy name variations

Leyman

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman).
  • Dutch : from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, or possibly liub ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + man ‘man’.
  • Americanized form of German Leimann, Americanized form of Leinemann, habitational name for someone from Leine in Pomerania, or for someone who lived by either of two rivers called Leine, near Hannover and in Saxony.