What does Tillman mean?
Tillman \t(i)-ll-man\ as a boys' 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Till.
Tillman is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#792 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Tillman for boys. Tillman reached its peak rank of #555 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)