Schiffman Family History
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Schiffman Name Meaning
German (Schiffmann): occupational name for a shipman (see Schiffer). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schiff ‘ship’ + Mann ‘man’, an ornamental name or possibly denoting someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a ship.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schiff, Schiffer, Shiffman, Schutzman, Schlotman, Schatzman, Schulman