The name Sheldon ranked 677th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 442nd in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name has fluctuated in use, it has been quietly present throughout the last century.
Science and Philosophy
Sheldon L. Glashow (born 1932)
American physicist known for his work on the electromagnetic interactions of elementary particles.