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Meaning of Sheriff

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The name Sheriff has the following meaning:

From the bright forest.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Sheriff is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Sheriff for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Sherwood, of which the name Sheriff is a variant.
USA baby name statistics


The name Sheriff is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Sherwood.

See other suggested English boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Sherwood.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Sheriff and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Sheriff: Boys - Anson, Baxter, Benny, Bryson, Butler, Dawson, Dillard, Edmund, Freeman, Harris, Harrison, Jamison, Jaquan, Jimmy, Kingston, Latrell, Lawton, Norwin, Olen, Pierce, Ples, Girls - Ceola, Dasia, Ebony, Elizebeth, Georgia, Geri, Jailene, Jenna, Marybeth, Scarlett, Both genders - Darian, Farris, Fleming, Hayden, Nancy


The name Sheriff is a variant of Sherwood. Other popular variants of the name Sherwood are: Sheriff, Sherlock, Shermie, Shermy, Sherwoode, Shurwood, Shurwoode, Wood (Nickname), Woodie


We think the name Sheriff should fall under the following style category: Last Names.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Sheriff to be: Dashing and tall chap

In one word, you might describe Sheriff as a(n) "dashing" person.

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