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Gender: Male Meaning of Sheridan: "wild one" Origin of Sheridan: Irish

The name Sheridan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "wild one". Sheridan and is often added to user-created lists like Selected British Public School Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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The downside to this perfectly pleasant (except for its scary meaning) name is the feminine nickname Sherry, making it more appropriate for a girl.

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Famous People Named Sheridan

Sheridan Le Fanu, 19th-century Irish writer
Sheridan Morley, British author and broadcaster (son of actor Robert Morley)
Sheridan Dufferin, British arts patron
Tye Kayle Sheridan, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Sheridan

Sheridan Bucket, unseen son on British series "Keeping Up Appearances"
Sheridan Whiteside, main character play and movie "The Man Who Came to Dinner"

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