Meaning:Shear man, shearer of woolen garments
Shears a name that is going to get you attention! Sherman is a refined boy’s name of English origin. Derived from the Middle-English words scearra, meaning “shears,” and mann, meaning “man,” this name was first used as an occupational surname that denoted someone who would use scissors to trim the surface of cloth to clear it of fabric nap. As such, this surname-turned-first name means “shearer of woolen garments.” Some famous namesakes include the singing duo The Sherman Brothers or The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show character Sherman!
Famous People Named Sherman
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- Richard ShermanFootball Player
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