Shepherd - Meaning of Shepherd
Shep (English contraction) is another variant transcription of Shepherd.
Shepherd is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.017% of baby boys were given the name Shepherd. It ranked at #718 then. Out of all boy names in its group, Shepherd was the most popular in 2018. 55% more boys were named Shepherd than the subsequent ranked name, Shepard, in that year.
Baby names that sound like Shepherd include Shepard, Sheppard, Shepperd, Saebeorht, Safford, Safforde, Saford, Saforde, Schubert, Schuberte, Schubirt, Schuburt, Seabert, Seabright, Seaburt, Sebert, Seburt, Seebert, Seeburt, and Seibert.
† Pronunciation for Shepherd: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"