Meaning and Origin of Wakeman - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Wakeman

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Wet field

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : occupational name for a watchman, from Middle English wake ‘watch’, ‘vigil’ + man ‘man’. This was the title of the mayor of Ripon in West Yorkshire until the 16th century.