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Sheridan (nicknamed Sherry) was the first name of the main character of George Kaufman and Moss Hart's comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner", written in the late 1930's/40's.
-- Eirena  3/27/2005
Sheridan is the name of a character on the soap opera 'Passions'.
-- junebug13  3/19/2006
I know the meaning means something like "Wild Man" but I always wanted to name my little girl Sheridan. I knew a girl in Middle School with the name and she was awesome. She is also the only person I have ever met with the name. So, I would feel awesome naming my child a name that is so uncommon.
-- Anonymous User  6/22/2006
This is a pretty name. I only know of girls with this name so for me it is a girl's name, also the name seems feminine to me too.
-- Anonymous User  9/13/2006
I saw the meaning of this name on another website and it said it meant "wild one".
-- Anonymous User  9/13/2006
A great nickname for Sheridan is Shez.
-- clems  10/14/2006
Personally I prefer this for a boy, but I guess it could grow on you for a girl.
-- Anonymous User  2/17/2007
I've only ever heard this name used for girls, so I'm surprised that this website lists it only as a boys name. I like this name and think it would work for either a boy or a girl.
-- TiffanyS  2/12/2008
It sounds a tad cold, like a highly officious, elitist name. People who have named their sons this probably wanted to bring an extension of their ego rather than a human being with his own wishes into this world.
-- slight night shiver  5/6/2008
This is the name of Hyacinth's gay son on British comedy Keeping Up Appearances.
-- yohevid  8/16/2008
Unfortunately, the first time I heard this name was on a cheesy soap opera ("Passions," which I believe has gone off the air). However, I didn't let that ruin the beauty of the name--and it is beautiful.
-- erb816  11/24/2008
This does not sound like a feminine name.
-- Anonymous User  1/27/2009
Let's not forget Sheridan, Wyoming.
-- Atarah Derek  3/11/2009
Unordinary but likeable. It really sounds masculine to me. I think it suits a male politician or someone with a high position because it sounds very upperclass to me.
-- Anonymous User  7/7/2010
This name is pretty kickass on a girl. I guess it's alright for a guy too.
-- Chrila96  10/24/2010
The Irish origin of Sheridan means "wild one."
-- johnna.diane  7/24/2012
I think Sheridan is a beautiful name for a girl. There are many towns in the United States called Sheridan (likely due to it being a common surname when the towns were named). These towns are in Wyoming, New York, Montana, Indiana, Colorado, and Michigan, to name the ones I know of. My daughter is named for the one in Michigan, which her father and I have a personal connection to.
-- johnna.diane  7/24/2012
The name Sheridan was given to 51 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/19/2013
Sheridan Hope was the name of Sherlock Holmes in an early version of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel "A Study in Scarlet" (then called "A Tangled Skein").
-- Lestrange  8/12/2013
Reminds me of stripping wood, for some reason. Like the sound of it too, could easily be quite popular.
-- Hushpuppy  4/6/2014
Everyone called Sheridan are amazing, it's been proven.
-- Anonymous User  6/20/2014

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