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Boy Name: Shelden

Name: Shelden
Pronunciation: \sh(el)-den\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: willow valley; steep valley
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Sheldin, Shelton
Similar Names: Selden, Belden, Kelden, Melden, Sellden, Welden
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 28336


Shelden \sh(el)-den\ as a boy's name is a variant of Seldon (Old English) and Sheldon (Old English), and the meaning of Shelden is "willow valley; steep valley".

The baby name Shelden sounds like Sheldin and Shelton. Other similar baby names are Selden, Belden, Kelden, Melden, Sellden and Welden.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shelden.


Shelden is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#28336 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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