Name: Truman

Origin and Meaning of the Name Truman

  • Meaning:
    Faithful man
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    (TROO man)
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Miscellaneous Info for Truman

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    English speaking countries
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    Truman is used as both a surname and a personal name. It likely came into being as a surname and eventually used in the first name position.

    Famous bearers include author Truman Capote, and 33rd President of the United States Harry S. Truman. "The Truman Show" was a hit movie in 1998 starring Jim Carrey.

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