Oatman Family History
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Oatman Name Meaning
Altered form of Dutch Oudeman, Oudmans, or Outmans, nicknames denoting an old man, though the last may also be a variant of Houtman, a habitational name for someone from a place named Ter Hout or a topographic name for someone who lived by a wood or copse, from Middle Dutch houte ‘wood’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Tatman, Patman, Oakman, Oman, Radman, Osman, Boatman, Layman, Ostman