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What does Scherman mean?

Scherman Pronunciation of Scherman [scher-man] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Scherman means "shear man". Scherman is a version of Sherman (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Scherman has 1 variant: Schermann.

3 more alternative forms via Sherman: Shearman, Shermann and Shermon.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Scherman?

Scherman is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#33933 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sherman is the only prominent varying form of Scherman (not ranked). Other forms, like Schermann, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Scherman was at its most widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.07%), but now, Sherman has become less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherman in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Scherman and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achidan, Alterman, Beaman, Beeman, Carman, Chapman, Cochran, Coleman, Delman, Elterman, Ferran, Freman, Fuhrman, Furman, Garrman (see Garman), German, Gorman, Harman, Herman, Hernan, Jeran, Jerman, Kernan, Kieran, Neuman, Newman, Odhran, Orman, Phelan, Redman, Saffran, Schura (see Shura), Seaman, Sean, Seligman, Seumas, Severin, Severn, Shaan, Shanan, Shannan, Shayan, Sheehan, Sheldon, Sherard, Sherborn, Sherburn, Sheredan (see Sheridan), Shereef, Sheridan, Sheridon, Sherif, Sherwen, Sherwin, Sherwind (see Sherwin), Sherwyn, Shura, Silberman, Silverman, Stedman, Stefan, Sterlyn, Stillman, Sulaiman, Suleiman, Suleyman, Tedman, Terran, Thorian, Thurman, Tiernan, Tuckerman, Valerian, Valeryan and Wakeman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Scherman.

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