What does Nachman mean?
Nachman /nach-man/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nachman is "comforter".
How popular is Nachman?
Nachman is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#30443 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Nachman and related names. Menachem is the only popular variation form of Nachman (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. This boy name was at the apex of its popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.166%) and is now less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Lachman. Like Nachman, this name is not frequently used.