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Meaning and name origin
Sherman \sh(er)-man\ as a boy's name is pronounced SHER-man. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sherman is "shear man". Occupational name for a person who trimmed wool cloth. Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman.
Sherman is a very popular first name for males (#393 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#420 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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