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What does Goodman mean?

Goodman Pronunciation of Goodman [good-man] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Goodman is "good man". Used to be a title, like Mister. Actor John Goodman.

Associated with: old english, good.


Goodman has 3 variants: Goodmann, Guttman and Guttmann.

Creative forms:
(male) Goodan, Goodrin, ..

(female) Goodan, Goodna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Goodman Dylan (G.D.), ..

How popular is Goodman?

Goodman is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#409 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Goodman has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Goodman name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Goodman outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bogdan, Bohdan, Cadman, Coleman, Colman, Doogan, Garman, Garrman (see Garman), German, Gillman, Gilman, Giovan, Gobban, Godden, Godin, Godwin, Godwyn, Golden, Goldman, Goldwin, Goldwyn, Goodwin, Goodwinn, Goodwyn, Goodwynn (see Godwin), Goodyear, Goran, Gordan, Gorden, Gordon, Gorman, Gotama, Hoffman, Hofman, Holman, Jordaan, Jordan, Loman, Lowman, Norman, Redman, Rodman, Roldan, Roman, Roydan, Solaman, Soloman, Stedman, Tedman, Yeoman and Youman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Goodman.

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