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Kirkman, Kerkman, Kyrkman, Kirckman, Kerman, Kirman


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WorldwideTony Kirkman

Histories and Origins

The Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames has this on our surname: Kirkman, Kirman, Kerman: Robert Kirkeman 1230 [source Pipe Rolls, Yorkshire]; Roger le Kirkeman 1259 [source Cavalry Charters, Yorkshire].Old Norse kirkja and Middle English man. ‘Custodian of a church’. See more on the KIRKMAN surname at the web site below. I have details on a large amount of Kirkmans worldwide, including England (going back to the 15th century), Scotland, USA, Canada, Australia, & South Africa.
Submitted by: Tony Kirkman

External Links

The Worldwide Kirkman Family
Kirkman DNA Project
Guild of One Name Studies - Kirkman surname

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