Edman Family History
Edman Name Meaning
English (Lincolnshire): from the Middle English personal name Ed(e)man occasionally Ad(e)man (Old English Ēadmann from ēad ‘prosperity’ + mann ‘man’). Alternatively a variant of Edmond . In Middle English Edmund (also occasionally found as Admund) was probably sometimes confused with Edman and Adman and the resulting surnames were almost certainly interchangeable in post-medieval times. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘isthmus’ + man ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press