What does Chapman mean?
Chapman [chap-man] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Chapman is "peddler, trader". Surname and occupational name in the Middle Ages: chapmen usually sold chapbooks, pamphlets intended for a wide audience, even in the days of low literacy rates.
(male) Chaiman, Chanman, ..
(female) Chapna, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Chapman?
Chapman is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#218 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Chapman (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Manny. Adoption of this form of Chapman was well-received among parents a decade ago (#1476). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Beaman, Cadan, Cadfan, Cadman, Cadmar, Caedan, Caelan, Cahan, Caidan, Calan, Callan▲, Campian, Cannan, Caolan, Carman, Carmen▼, Carmin, Carsan, Caspian, Cathan, Cavan, Caydan, Chaim▲, Chalmer, Champ, Champeon, Champion, Chan, Chanan, Chandak, Chandan, Chann, Channon, Chaplain, Chaplin, Chaplinn (see Chaplin), Chappel, Chaps, Chasen, Chayan, Chayann, Ciaran, Claran, Claudan, Coleman, Colman, Daman, Dayman, Eaman, Garman, Ghassan, Harman, Jarman, Kalman, Karman, Naaman, Naman, Rayman, Salman, Seaman, Shaan, Shanan, Shannan, Shayan, Shearman, Sherman▼, Tasman, Tazman, Thurman▼, Whitman and Zalman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chapman.See names in meaning and etymology.