Sherman Family History
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Sherman Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a sheepshearer or someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excess nap, from Middle English shereman ‘shearer’. Americanized spelling of German Schuermann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from Yiddish sher ‘scissors’ + man ‘man’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Scherman, Herman, Sturman, German, Shurman, Derman, Seeman, Sterman