Shepherd - Meaning Of Shepherd, What Does Shepherd Mean?

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Shepherd Meaning


What does Shepherd mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Shepherd is of English origin.

The meaning of Shepherd is "shepherd".  

Shepherd is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced She-pherd.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1176 in baby name popularity for boys with 157 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Shepherd Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Shepherd has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Shepherd to other names.


Variants of the name Shepherd include Shepard.

The name Shephard is a form of Shepherd.

Shepherd falls into the occupational name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Shepherd in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Shepherd in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Shepherd in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Shepherd Numerology page.

Shepherd Numerology
Shepherd in Hieroglyhics
Shepherd in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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