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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Frisian, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. SHOORTS-mah  [key]

Meaning & History

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).
Added 2/16/2016 by Gabraham_Lincoln
Edited 2/17/2016 by m4yb3_daijirou, Lucille and Gabraham_Lincoln