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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.
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.
First found in Provence, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Arman research. Another 519 words (37 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.
Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Arman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Arman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Arman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Arman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Arman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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