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

The name Sheridan is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "searcher". Sheridan and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

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

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Famous People Named Sheridan

Sheridan Smith, English actress
Nicolette Sheridan, "Desperate Housewives"
Sheridan Smith, American former model and mother of famous models/musicians Lucky Blue Smith, Pyper America Smith, Starlie Cheyenne Smith and Daisy Clementine Smith

Pop Culture References for the name Sheridan

Sheridan Crane, character on NBC soap opera "Passions"
Sheridan Spencer, main character in Lisi Harris' "The Pretenders"