Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SHUR-mən

Meaning & History

From a surname meaning "shear man" in Old English, originally denoting a person who cut cloth. Famous bearers of the surname include American politician Roger Sherman (1721-1793) and American Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891).


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Entry updated October 11, 2012