Sherman

Sherman - A very unique male name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sherman, meaning shearer of woolen cloth, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #243. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sherman and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sherman? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sherman. The baby boy name Sherman was given to 13 baby boys in 2009, ranking #2810 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 133,646 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sherman peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1913 on position 218.



Famous with this name

Sherman Howard
Kerry Sherman
Joseph Sherman


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Sherman is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sherman is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #1,271 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,800.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sherman is where you live.


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Sherman origin and meaning

Sherman is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means shearer of woolen cloth. To see famous people named Sherman, pop culture references for the name Sherman and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sherman

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sherman, sorted by popularity.

Soren / Sherwin / Sharon / Sriram / Sherron / Sheron / Shreyan / Srihan / Shriyan / Sharron /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20092810
20082119
20072386
20062332
20052123
20042493
20031867
20021823
20011500
20001154
19991664
19981270
19971115
19961060
19951021
1994896
1993854
1992761
1991729
1990762
1989713
1988712
1987706
1986637
1985623
1984565
1983517
1982517
1981492
1980480
1979488
1978443
1977453
1976449
1975424
1974423
1973454
1972409
1971408
1970410
1969408
1968407
1967389
1966416
1965383
1964371
1963377
1962350
1961364
1960325
1959344
1958313
1957339
1956323
1955299
1954306
1953284
1952275
1951272
1950261
1949286
1948277
1947288
1946285
1945256
1944258
1943266
1942242
1941232
1940231
1939222
1938229
1937222
1936238
1935230
1934262
1933252
1932265
1931256
1930258
1929246
1928245
1927244
1926259
1925257
1924252
1923251
1922241
1921258
1920251
1919246
1918235
1917229
1916230
1915229
1914240
1913218
1912244
1911239
1910243

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Carolina1271
Texas1800

Even more about Sherman


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sherman a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sherman?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sherman
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 133,646
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2009 births +13

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