Meaning and Origin of: Sheehan

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Gaelic : Little peaceful one

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced form of O’Sheehan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Síodhacháin ‘descendant ofSíodhachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive ofsíodhach ‘peaceful’, the same word assítheach. Compare Sheehy.