Sheldon

Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1060 in 2013 and #1144 in 2014.

Famous People

Sheldon Leonard (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Sheldon Allman (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Sheldon Vanauken (Writer), Sheldon Lewis (Movie Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Old English scylf ‎(“shelf”) + dūn ‎(“hill”) or denu ‎(“valley”).

Meaning(s):

-A village in Derbyshire, famous for the legend of the Sheldon duck.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name.

-(last name habitational -comes from the Old English language-) from the placename.