What does Sheridan mean?

Definitions for Sheridan
ˈʃɛr ɪ dnsheri·dan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sheridan, Richard Brinsley Sheridannoun

    Irish playwright remembered for his satirical comedies of manners (1751-1816)


  1. Sheridannoun

    ; the Anglicised form of Ó Sirideáin.

  2. Sheridannoun

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Sheridannoun

    of modern usage.

  4. Sheridannoun

    The Irish playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan

  5. Sheridannoun

    Any of many placenames


  1. sheridan

    Sheridan is most commonly known as a surname with Irish origins, but it can also be used as a first name. It also refers to several place names in the United States, including a town in Wyoming, a city in Indiana, and various smaller communities. Additionally, it was the name of famous people, including Richard Brinsley Sheridan, an Irish playwright and an American civil war general, General Philip Sheridan. It can have various meanings depending on its use.


  1. Sheridan

    Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. The 2010 census put the population at 17,444 and a Micropolitan Statistical Area of 29,116. It is the county seat of Sheridan County.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sheridan is ranked #1623 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sheridan surname appeared 22,177 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 8 would have the surname Sheridan.

    91.1% or 20,212 total occurrences were White.
    3.5% or 787 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 508 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 319 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 213 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 137 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sheridan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sheridan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Sheridan in a Sentence

  1. Joe Mobley:

    This is not true. Loudoun County Public Schools and the School Board do not endorse viewpoint discrimination of any kind, as a matter of fact, Chair Brenda L. Sheridan has expanded citizen comment tonight.

  2. Sylvester Stallone:

    My daughters and I were practicing — I play polo a lot; along time ago people would say, how can you afford it?I played with the worst horse on the planet, but I learned and eventually after I made money, I started to go into...barrel racing. It's very, very delicate, and I brought my daughters into it and Taylor Sheridan was at the same barn, and he hadn’t made it yet.

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