Sheldon is an Old English name that was derived from both a surname and a place-name. The name is generally understood to mean "steep-sided valley" and is also the location of numerous sites in England.
Similar Names: Sheldan, Sheldin
Famous Sheldon Names: Sheldon Leonard (actor), Sheldon Brown (football player)
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