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What does Shearman mean?

Shearman Pronunciation of Shearman [shear-man] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Shearman is "shear man". Shearman is a version of Sherman (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Shearman has 2 variants: Shermann and Shermon.

2 more different relations via Sherman: Scherman and Schermann.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Shearman Marcellus (S.M.), ..

How popular is Shearman?

Shearman is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#27924 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Shearman (not ranked) is Sherman. Other variants, like Shermann, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Shearman was at its most widespread 125 years ago (#193), but now, Sherman has become less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ahearn, Beaman, Carman, Chapman, Garman, German, Harman, Herman, Jarman, Jerman, Karman, Salman, Seaman, Shaan, Shalmon, Shanan, Shannan, Shayan, Sheehan, Sheredan (see Sheridan), Sheridan, Sherridan, Sherwen, Sherwin, Sherwyn, Solaman, Steadman, Steadmann, Stearn, Stedman, Sulaiman, Sulayman and Thurman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shearman.

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