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Meaning and name origin

Sheldon \sh(el)-don\ as a boy's name is pronounced SHEL-den. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sheldon is "steep valley". Also possibly "flat-topped hill". Place name. See also Shelton. Author Sidney Sheldon.


Variations

Sheldon has 2 variant forms: Shelden and Sheldin.


Popularity

Sheldon is a very popular first name for males (#442 out of 1220, Top 36%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1845 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sheldon for boys. Sheldon reached its highest rank of #288 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sheldon name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Sheldon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Shelton and Sheldon. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sheldon, Shelton in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Selden and Seldon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sheldon.

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