- LANGUAGE FAMILY:
- indo-european > germanic > west germanic > old english (anglo-saxon)
- old english (anglo-saxon)
- NAME ROOT:
- *skeraną / scieran MANN
- This name derives from the Anglo-Saxon name “Sherman”, composed of two elements: from Old English “scieran”, from Proto-Germanic “*skeraną” (to cut, to remove) plus the Anglo-Saxon “mann” (man). The given name in honor to “Roger Sherman” (1721–1793) was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a founding father.
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Popularity & Ranking
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- Numerological Values:
Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.
- Chakra Number:
- 6: The number of the Third Eye "Ajna"
Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.
- Color meaning:
The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.
Notable people and personalities
Sherman Adams (1899–1986), American Politician
Sherman Alexie (born 1966), American Writer, Poet, Filmmaker And Comedian
Sherman Bergman (born 1958), American Kickboxer
Sherman Billingsley (1900–1966), American Former Bootlegger
Sherman Douglas (born 1966), Retired National Basketball Association Player
Sherman Dreiseszun (1922–2007), American Banker And Real Estate Developer
Sherman Edwards (1919–1981), American Songwriter
Sherman Fairchild 1896–1971), Inventor And Entrepreneur
Sherman Feller (1918–1994), American Musical Composer And Radio Personality
Sherman Hemsley (1938–2012), American Actor
Sherman Howard (born 1949), American Actor
Sherman Minton (1890–1965), American Politician And Judge
Sherman Parker (1971–2008), American Politician