Sherman Family History

Meaning of surname: Sherman

Sherman is a surname that originated in the Anglo-Saxon language. It means a "shearer of woolen garments", being derived from the words scearra, or "shears", and mann, or "man". The name is cognate with Sharman, Shearman and Shurman. Sherman has also been regularly used as a given name in the United States. This was probably originally in honor of Roger Sherman, though after the Civil War William Tecumseh Sherman was also an influence.[citation needed]

We found 6,387,717 Genealogy and Family History Records for Sherman in our Newspaper Archive.

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17,756 Government Documents
117 Historical Books
29,803 Social Security Death Records

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