Sheldon Name Meaning & Origin

Sheldon

Pronunciation: SHEHL-dən (key)

Related Names:

Shel, Shelly

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Shel, Shelly, Shellow Yellow

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Shel Silverstein, author of children's poetry books
Sheldon Silver, speaker of the NY state assembly

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Dr. Sheldon Lee Cooper, B.S., M.S., M.A., Ph.D., Sc.D., theoretical physicist on the CBS sitcom, "The Big Bang Theory"
Sheldon J. Plankton, awesomeness on SpongeBob SquarePants
Sheldon, unhatched egg on the cartoon show Garfield and Friends one of the barnyard friends. One memorable episode Sheldon's shell finally did crack only to reveal there was yet another shell underneath that one, moral of the story was he just learned to accept himself as is, shell and all.
Sheldon Oswald Lee, a main character from the Nickelodeon animated series, My Life as a Teenage Robot

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