Redman Name Meaning: Derived form the Anglo-Saxon word for the colour red. Also similar to the Anglo-Saxon word 'ried' meaning 'woodland clearing'.
An Anglo-Saxon nickname which may relate to someone having red hair, it may have also originated from a settlement of an tribe known as the 'Readingas' (named after their chief) who lived in the town known as Reading or any other placenames similar to Read.
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