Sherman Name Meaning & Origin
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
Shermy, early Peanuts character
Sherman T. Potter, character on M*A*S*H television show