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Boy Name: Sheffield

Name: Sheffield
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-ffie-ld\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: crooked meadow
Origin: English
Similar Names: Suffield
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1407


Sheffield \sh(e)-ffie-ld\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sheffield is "crooked meadow". Place name. Name of a city in England known for its manufacture of cutlery, and the "Sheffield plate" process for plating copper with silver.

A similar baby name is Suffield.


Sheffield is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1407 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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