Sheridan - girls name

Sheridan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Sheridan name meaning:

The name Sheridan is of Irish origin and is predominantly used as a surname. However, it can also be used as a masculine given name. The meaning of the name Sheridan is rooted in its Gaelic origin, which is "O Sirideain" or "O Siridean," meaning "descendant of Siridean," a personal name derived from the Gaelic word "siride," translating to "seeker" or "searcher."

Those bearing the name Sheridan are often described as intelligent, inquisitive, and highly observant individuals. They possess a natural curiosity and a thirst for knowledge, always seeking to learn and understand the world around them. They have a deep desire to uncover the truth and are often considered analytical and philosophical thinkers.

In summary, the name Sheridan carries the meaning of being a seeker and searcher, representing individuals who possess intelligence, curiosity, and a profound interest in understanding the world.

Origin: Celtic



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Overall UK ranking: 4634 out of 5581

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Sheridan

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