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What does Lehman mean?

Lehman Pronunciation of Lehman [lehman] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the meaning of Lehman is "tenant, renter". The name indicates a long-agon ancestor who was a tenant, rather than an owner, probably of farmland.


Lehman has 1 variant: Lehmann.

Creative forms:
(male) Laman, Lehlan, ..

(female) Lehlan, Lehlyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lehman Colter (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lehman?

Lehman is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1023 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lehman entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1582 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Lehman is pronounced similarly to Loman and Lowman. Other suggested similar names are Beagan, Beaman, Beavan, Beeman, Cahan, Carman, Chan, Colman, Daman, Deegan, Delman, Demyan, Denman, Dequan, Deshan, Eaman, Elman, Eman, Freeman, Gahan, Gehan, German, Heiman, Heman, Herman, Hofman, Hyman, Jarman, Jean, Jehan, Jerman, Jevvan, Kalman, Karman, Keagan, Kellan, Kelvan, Kenan, Kernan, Khan, Lachman, Lachmann, Lakshman, Lamar, Landan, Larran, Leeron, Lem, Lemar, Lemarr, Len, Lesean, Levon, Leyton, Lucian, Naaman, Neilan, Neuman, Newman, Norman, Othman, Rayman, Redman, Seaman, Shan, Stedman, Tedman, Tegan, Teigan, Teman, Terran, Wyman and Yeoman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lehman.

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