Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. SHOORTS-mah
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Contributor Contrib.Gabraham_Lincoln on 2/16/2016
Derived from the Frisian given name Sjoerd combined with the Frisian surname suffix -(s)ma, which is most likely derived from Old Frisian monna meaning "men".A known bearer of this surname is the Dutch politician Sjoerd Wiemer Sjoerdsma (b. 1981).