Gender: Female Meaning of Sheridan: "searcher" Origin of Sheridan: Irish

Sheridan Origin and Meaning

The name Sheridan is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "searcher".

Upper crust-y surname Sheridan gains some energy when used for a girl.

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danirose01 Says:


Sheridan is such a “smooth” sounding name, like a whisper almost. It gives me a super positive feeling. But the obvious nn Sheri gives it a spunky, retro twist.

Wittyusername103 Says:


The boy definition is wrong.

jasminegarden Says:


LOVE this!

helenlouise Says:


Why does it mean "searcher" when used for a girl yet "wild one" when used for a boy?