Name: Sheffield

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sheffield

  • Meaning:
    Sheaf pasture; sheep pasture
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (SHEF eeld)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Sheffield)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sheffield

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sheffield is a city in South Yorkshire, England, which takes its name from the river Sheaf (from an Old English word meaning 'boundary'). Other places in England have names which derive from Old English words meaning 'sheep pasture' and shelter pasture'.

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