Innman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Innman name was originally an Anglo-Saxon name that was given to a person who tended a lodge or inn.   
Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries.
Early Origins of the Innman family
The surname Innman was first found in Lancashire where "Inman has existed in Furness, North Lancashire, for centuries, and still flourishes." 
In neighbouring Yorkshire, Willelmus Indmon and Willelmus Inman were both listed in the Yorkshire Poll Tax Rolls of 1379. 
Early History of the Innman family
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Innman Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Innman has undergone many spelling variations, including Inman, Innman and others.
Early Notables of the Innman family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include James Inman (1776-1859), professor of navigation and nautical science, younger son of Richard Inman of Garsdale Foot, Sedbergh, Yorkshire. The family of substantial statesmen had owned property in the neighbourhood from the time of the dissolution of the monasteries. James received his early education at Sedbergh grammar school, and subsequently...
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Innman were among those contributors:
Innman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century