First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sheeran

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Alt. Meaning

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is a pop music, acoustic music, and folk music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays C. F. Martin & Company. He was most active from 2005 to present. Ed was given the name Edward Christopher Sheeran on February 17th, 1991 in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England.


Josette Sheeran is an office holder. Josette was born in 1954 in United States. Josette is also known as Sheeran Shiner and Josette.


Laura was born on April 19th, 1987. Laura is also known as Glitterface.


Michael was born in 1940.


Mark Sheeran is a soccer player for the Darlington F.C. Mark was born on September 9th, 1982 in Newcastle upon Tyne.


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Popularity of Sheeran as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sheeran U.S.
  White 93.84% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sheeran

People with the last name Sheeran are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sheeran

  • How Popular is the name Sheeran? As a last name Sheeran was the 15,651st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sheeran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sheeran is Wednesday, August 16th, 1939.
  • How unique is the name Sheeran? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sheeran. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sheeran: Your name in reverse order is Nareehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnarese. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sheeran? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,866 people with the last name Sheeran.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sheeran? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sheeran as their last name since less than 1 person in 159k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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