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What does Shepperd mean?

Shepperd Pronunciation of Shepperd [shep-perd] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Shepperd is "shepherd". Shepperd is a version of Shepherd (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english.


Shepperd has 3 variants: Shepard, Shephard and Sheppard.

1 more related form via Shepherd: Shepp.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Shepperd?

Shepperd is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#17268 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Shepperd (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Shepherd (#1108 the previous year), Shepard (#1456) and Sheppard. Other forms, like Shephard, are uncommon. These forms of Shepperd were favored as birth names in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shepard, Shepherd, Sheppard in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shepperd and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Chipper, Lennerd, Leonerd, Pepper, Saeed, Seabert, Seager, Sebert, Seeger, Seger, Seibert, Sellers, Sender, Sepp, Seppi, Severn, Severo, Seward, Sewerd, Shafeer, Shakeer, Shameer, Shefer, Sheffield, Shelbey, Shelden, Shelley, Shep, Sheplea (see Shepley), Shepleigh (see Shepley), Shepley, Shepply (see Shepley), Sherard, Sherborn, Sherburn, Shereef, Sherrard, Sherrerd, Sherrod, Sherwen, Sherwind (see Sherwin), Sherwood, Shipley, Shomer, Shubert, Skipper, Speed, Speer, Speero, Speers, Spencer, Spenser, Spero, Spiers, Steed, Steinard, Stephen, Stephens, Stepney, Steward and Stockerd (see Stockard). These names tend to be more frequently used than Shepperd.

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