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  1. Sherrington, Sir Charles Scott Sherringtonnoun

    English physiologist who conducted research on reflex action (1857-1952)


  1. sherrington

    Sherrington is typically a surname of English origin. However, in specific context, it might also refer to Charles Scott Sherrington, a renowned British physiologist and neuroscientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1932. The term "Sherrington" might also refer to places like Sherrington, Quebec in Canada or Sherrington, Wiltshire in England. The exact meaning would depend on the context in which it is used.


  1. Sherrington

    Sherrington is a village and civil parish on the River Wylye in Wiltshire, England. The part of the Great Ridge Wood known as Snailcreep Hanging lies entirely within Sherrington.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sherrington is ranked #154907 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sherrington surname appeared 105 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sherrington.

    86.6% or 91 total occurrences were White.
    5.7% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.7% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sherrington in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sherrington in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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