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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. sh-EH-feeld(English) Sheh feeld(British English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsShefield, Sheffeild, Shiffield, Shieffield, and Scheffield.

Meaning & History

A surname which named after an city in England.
The name Sheffield is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in the town of Sheffield in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Sheffield also means 'open land by the river Sheaf', a boundary river dividing Yorkshire from Derbyshire.

28,368 people have this surname, and is most prevalent in the United states
Added 7/21/2015 by DynastiRoyal
Edited 12/25/2016 by Sofia