Sherman: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Sherman

Sherman

Pronunciation: SHER-min (key)

Origin of the name Sherman:

Transferred use of the surname which is a variant of Shearman, an English surname which originated as an occupational name for a cutter of wool or cloth. The name is derived from the Middle English schereman, a combining of the elements scheren (to cut) and man (man). Short: Sherm

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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General William Tecumseh Sherman, Union General in the Civil War, who burned a path through the South and accepted the Confederate surrender.

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Sherman's Lagoon, comic strip
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