yeo(young)+man.....so a middle class young man who owns a farm.
May b this wud help: YE-O-MAN : MAN-OF-YEAR , the man of the year award goes to a middle class man and U wud be amazed to know dat he is a farmer !
Yeoman=young + man ..There was a young man in the movie who always wanted to live independently… so he refused to become a servant and he took some loan and owned a piece of land to cultivate independently ..dis is the meaning.
Yeoman can be compared to ploughman. A yeoman is someone who owns a piece of land and is free to cultivate it, while a ploughman makes one's way laboriously. They are both, therefore using physical resources.
The republic of YEMEN is a very SMALL PLACE