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Sherman Surname Origin

A shearman, one who used to shear cloth. 'Villain, thy father was a plasterer, and thou thyself a shearman.' Stafford to Jack Cade. Shaks. Henry VI.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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'If man cares not for his roots, then how can he care for his branches?' --Doyle M Davis

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