Origins Available: French
The surname Arman is of patronymic
origin, and belongs to the category of surnames known as hereditary surnames
. As a point of interest, the name is derived from the personal name
Armand, and signifies "the son of Armand." The personal name Armand is of Germanic origin, being derived from the Old German word "heri," which meant army man, warrior, and therefore meant soldier. The original Germanic form of the personal name was Heriman; the name in English is Herman.
Early Origins of the Arman family
The surname Arman was first found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Arman family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arman research.Another 324 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1789, 1807, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Arman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Arman Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Armand, Arman, Armans, Armande, Armad, Armade, d'Armand, l'Armand, Darmand, Larmand, Larman, Darman, Darmon, Larmande, Darmande, Armmand, Armman, Armmmans, Armmande, Armmad, Armmade, Harman, Harmman, Harmand, Harmmande, Herman, Hermande, Hermman, Hermmande, Hartman, Hartmande and many more.
Early Notables of the Arman family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the names at this time was François Armand, Magistrate, Deputy of Tiers; Marie Armande de La Trémoille (1677-1717), a French noblewoman and Princess of Turenne; and Nicolas Herman (c.
1614-1691), known as Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection, lay brother in... Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Arman family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Arman, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1834
- H. Arman, who settled in San Francisco in 1852
- Joseph Arman, who arrived in Scott Co., IA in 1857
- Joseph Arman, who settled in Scott Co., IA in 1857
- Henry Arman, who settled in Ohio in 1856-1866
Arman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Anton Arman, who arrived in Illinois in 1906