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Shepherd Information -- Meaning, Origin, and/or Other Information

This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the name Shepherd, including its origin and meaning.

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The name Shepherd was ranked in top 1000 United States names in only one year since 1880. In 1887 Shepherd was ranked 818 out of 1000.

Meanings and Variations

Shepherd is from Old English meaning Shepherd.
Alternates for Shepherd include: Shep, Shepard, Sheppard, Shepperd, and Shephard
Famous Children Named Shepherd
Given name: Shepherd Kellen
Father: Jerry Seinfeld, Comedian
Mother: Jessica Sklar-Seinfeld
Given name: Sheppard
Father: James Denton, Actor
Mother: Erin O'Brien

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