When Susan Herman was born in 1820, in Ohio, United States, her father, George Harman, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Kuster, was 25. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Abraham Hummer. She lived in Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died in 1889, at the age of 69.
English, French, Walloon, Dutch, Flemish, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. Compare Harman 5.
Americanized form of German Hermann , a cognate of 1 above.
English: perhaps a shortened form of Herniman, a topographic name for a ‘dweller (in a) nook or corner of land’, from Middle English herne, hirne, hurne + man. See also Hearn .
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