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Wakeman Surname Origin
(Origin Anglo-Saxon) An occupational surname from a title given to the chief magistrate of Rippon, in Yorkshire, England; a watchman.
Surname Variations: Wakeman, Wakman, Wakeham, and Watchman
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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