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Contributor Contrib.jfifles on 12/21/2018
From a Jawi rendering of पत्मन् (patman), meaning "path" in Sanskrit. A notable bearer of this name is Batman bin-Suparman, a Singaporean man imprisoned for drugs, who was rumored to be named after the DC comics superhero.Batman is the superhero name of billionaire Bruce Wayne, of DC's Batman line of comics. He is a regular man who, upon the murder of his parents as a child, decided to use his money to become a vigilante hero and bring justice to his corrupt hometown of Gotham. His name Batman comes from the fact his costume resembles a bat.Alternatively, Batman may come from the surname Bateman, meaning "servant of Bartholomew".