Sheridan - Meaning of Sheridan
[ 4 syll. (s)he-ri-dan, sh-erid-an ] The baby girl name Sheridan is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced as -IHEHR-ih-DahN †. Sheridan is of Irish Gaelic origin and it is used mainly in English. The meaning of Sheridan is 'peaceful; wild man'.
Sheridan is a widely used name; it has 28 forms. Forms of the name include Cherida, Sherida, Sheridane, Sheridann, Sheridanne, Sherideen, Sheriden, Sheridian, Sheridin, Sheridon, Sheridyn, Sherrerd, Sherridan, Sherridana, Sherridane, Sherridanne, Sherridon, Sherrydan, Sherrydana, Sherrydane, Sherrydin, Sherrydon, Sherrydyn, Sherydan, Sherydana, and Sherydane. Other English forms include the spelling variants Sheraton and Sherdan.
Sheridan is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 2001 with 0.015% of baby girls being named Sheridan. It was #776 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Among all girl names in its family, Sheridan was nevertheless the most commonly used in 2018. Although Sheridan is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period from 1938 to 1941 that it was more popular with boys. After 1996, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys.
† Pronunciation for Sheridan: IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"