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Type Surname (from occupation & ornamental)
Usage German, Jewish
Other Forms FormsScherman, Sherman (Americanized)

Meaning & History

German cognate of Sherman 1 derived from the elements skeran "to cut, to shear" and Middle High German man "man".
Added 12/20/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 4/29/2024 by Mike C and Paradiso36