Meaning and Origin of: Truman

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Disciple

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English (mainly East Midlands) : variant spelling of Trueman.
  • Jewish (from Latvia) : habitational name for someone from a Latvian village, the Russian name of which is Trumany.
  • Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Trumann, a variant of Trautmann.

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