Sherman
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
SHUR-mən
Meaning
One who finishes cloth
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Sherman is an English name, derived from the Old English words 'schere', which means 'shears or scissors', and 'mann', which mean 'man'. This occupational name was given to a 'cloth finisher', who trimmed the surface of the finest cloth to remove excess nap.

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