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Gender: Male Origin of Shep: Diminutive of Shepherd Meaning of Shepherd: Occupational name

The name Shep is a boy's name . Shep and is often added to lists like German Shepherd Puppy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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Three Stooges name (he's the one who wasn't Moe or Curly).

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Famous People Named Shep

Shep Murray, co-founder of Vineyard Vines
Shep Allen, American reality show participant on the second season of Endurance
Austin Shepherd "Shep" Padalecki, son of actor Jared Padalecki (b. 2013)

Pop Culture References for the name Shep

The Stooge was Shemp, NOT Shep (and Larry was the other one).


paulapuddephatt Says:


Good name for a dog, IMO. Maybe that's just me???

katinka Says:


My love for this nickname has made me actually really like Shepherd. I can't imagine a mean Shep.

maxpower212 Says:


The Stooge was "Shemp", not "Shep". Not to mention that the third Stooge was really Larry Fine, and Shemp took over after Curly had a stroke.

lesliemarion Says:


Or just a nice nickname for the lovely Shepherd.