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Subject: Re: Shepherd
Author: Anon.   (guest)
Date: June 19, 2004 at 4:07 PM
Reply to: Surname Meaning by Carlton T. Sherbert, Sr.

It's probably a variant of 'Shepherd' (perhaps via 'Shebert'). Not everyone thinks this surname means 'sheep-herder' by the way. 'Shepherds were those who were employed to dig sod around the embattlements of a Saxon village.' See http://www.electricscotland.com/webclans/stoz/shepherd2.htm

Messages in this thread:
  • Surname Meaning - Carlton T. Sherbert, Sr.  Mar 20 2003, 5:14 PM
    • Re: Shepherd - Anon.  Jun 19 2004, 4:07 PM