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Sheridan (girl)

What does Sheridan mean?

Sheridan Pronunciation of Sheridan [sheri-dan] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Sheridan) is pronounced SHARE-a-den. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Sheridan is "seeker". The Sher- prefix makes the name suitable for girls.

Associated with: gaelic.


Sheridan has 8 variants: Sheredon, Sheridan, Sheridawn, Sheriden, Sheridon, Sherridan, Sherriden and Sherrydan.

Related girl name: Sherrerd.

1 masculine form: Sherrerd.

Creative forms:
(female) Shayridan, Sherida, ..

(male) Sherisan, Sheriton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sheridan Harmonie (S.H.), ..

How popular is Sheridan?

Sheridan is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3196 out of 4276, Top 75%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#1521 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sheridan entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #777 in the U.S. in 2001, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheridan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sheridan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cerian, Cheriann, Cherida, Cherilin, Cherilyn, Cherina, Cherisa, Cherita, Nerida, Querida, Seeria, Serilda, Serina, Serinah, Serita, Sharan, Shardae, Shardai, Sharday, Sharifa, Sharika, Sharina, Sharisa, Sharizad, Sharlan, Sharman, Sharmian, Sharmyan (see Charmian), Sheila, Sheilah, Sheina, Shelia, Shelisa, Shemira, Shenika, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sheralin (see Cherilyn), Sheralyn, Sheran, Sheray, Sheraya, Shereen, Sheresa, Sheri, Sheria, Sherianne, Sherica, Shericia, Sherie, Sheriesa (see Cherise), Sherifa, Sheril, Sherileen, Sherilin, Sherill, Sherilyn, Sherina, Sherine, Sherisa, Sherise, Sherita, Sheron, Sherrilyn, Sherrina, Sherron, Sherryn, Shervahn, Sherylann (see Sherilyn), Sherylin, Sherylyn, Sheryn, Sherynn and Theida. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sheridan.

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