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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Shep

Name: Shep
Pronunciation: \shep\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: shepherd
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Shepp, Chap, Chip
Similar Names: Shem, Shea


Shep \shep\ as a boy's name is a variant of Shepherd (Old English), and the meaning of Shep is "shepherd".

The baby name Shep sounds like Shepp, Chap and Chip. Other similar baby names are Shem and Shea.


Shep is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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