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Meaning and name origin

Tillman \t(i)-ll-man\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Tillman is "one who plows the earth". Occupational name. In agriculture, tilling the soil meant turning and loosening it before it was planted.


Tillman has 2 variant forms: Tilghman and Tilman.

For more information, see also the related boy name Till.


Tillman is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#792 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tillman for boys. Tillman reached its highest rank of #555 in the U.S. in 1890-1899 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tillman name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tillman is also pronounced similarly to Tilmann. Another suggested similar baby name is Gillman. Like Tillman, these names are not commonly used.