Penman Family History
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Penman Name Meaning
occupational name for a scribe. habitational name from a lost place in the Border region, derived from the British elements penn ‘hill’, ‘head’ + maen ‘stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Penna, Perman, Putman, Kelman, Henman, Wedman, Mesman, Edman, Derman