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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.

Sheldon has 2 variant forms: Shelden and Sheldin.

Suggested similar baby names are Selden and Seldon.


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

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