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Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsFurmann, Fuhrmann, Fuhrman, Forman, Foreman, Firmin

Meaning & History

Polish, Czech, Slovak, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: occupational name for a carter or drayman, the driver of a horse-drawn delivery vehicle, from Polish, Yiddish, and Slovenian furman, a loanword from German (see Fuhrmann). See also Forman.
English: variant of Firmin.
Americanized spelling of German Fuhrmann.
Added 6/10/2016 by LMS