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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsSchiffman, Shifman, Shiffman (Americanized),

Meaning & History

Occupational derived from the elements schiff "ship" and mann "man" meaning "shipman, German cognate of Shipman.
Added 10/14/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 12/30/2023 by Paradiso36