Alterman is a surname of German and also Yiddish origin, meaning "old man".[1] Notable people of the surname include the following:

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  1. ^ Guggenheimer, Heinrich Walter; Guggenheimer, Eva Auguste Horowitz (1992). Jewish Family Names and Their Origins: An Etymological Dictionary. Hoboken, N.J: KTAV Publishing House. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-88125-297-2. OCLC 25093664. Retrieved 6 April 2019.