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Boy Name: Sheppard

Name: Sheppard
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-ppa-rd\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: shepherd
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Shepperd, Shepard
Similar Names: Shephard, Sherrard, Sherard
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 710


Sheppard \sh(e)-ppa-rd\ as a boy's name is a variant of Shepherd (Old English), and the meaning of Sheppard is "shepherd".

The baby name Sheppard sounds like Shepperd and Shepard. Other similar baby names are Shephard, Sherrard and Sherard.


Sheppard is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#710 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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