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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.TROO-mən
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Meaning & History

Means "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972).

Related Names

VariantTrueman

Categories

American presidential surnames, American presidents, Will and Grace characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012