Sheridan Name Meaning & Origin

Sheridan

Pronunciation: SHEHR-i-dehn (key)

Origin of the name Sheridan:

Transferred use of the Irish surname meaning “grandson of Siridean.” Siridean is an old Irish name meaning “peaceful.”

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Comments and insights on the name Sheridan: | Edit

My mother's maiden name, I always loved it for a girl's name as well.

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My best friend's name is Sheridan. I think it's a beautiful name, and I'm surprised it's not used more often.

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Sher, Sheri

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Nicollette Sheridan, actress
Ann Sheridan, actress
Sheridan Leatherbury, actress
Sheridan Smith, actress

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Sheridan Crane, character on American soap-opera "Passions"

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