What does Furman mean?
Furman [fur-man] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Furman is "ferryman".
(male) Farman, Fulman, ..
(female) Furmin, Fursan, .. Middle name pairings:
Furman Markel (F.M.), ..
How popular is Furman?
Furman is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3636 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Furman reached its apex rank of #820 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Furman is alike in pronunciation to Fermin and Firmin. Other suggested similar names are Arman, Carman, Curran, Duran, Erman, Farnam, Farran, Fernan, Fernand, Ferran, Fran, Frean, Freeman▼, Freman, Garman, German, Gorman, Harman, Herman▼, Jarman, Jerman, Jurian, Karman, Norman▼, Orman, Suman and Thurman▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Furman.