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What does Cherilyn mean?

Cherilyn Pronunciation of Cherilyn [cher-i-lyn] as a girls' name is pronounced SHER-a-lin. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Cherilyn is "dear". Modern form of Cheryl with the fashionable ending -lyn.

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Cherilyn has 40 variants: Charalin, Charalyn, Charalynne, Charelin, Charelyn, Charelynn, Charilyn, Charilynn, Cheralin, Cheralyn, Cherilin, Cherilynn, Cherilynne, Cherralyn, Cherrilin, Cherrilyn, Cherrylene, Cherrylin, Cherryline, Cherrylyn, Cherylin, Cheryline, Cheryllyn, Cherylyn, Sharalin, Sharalyn, Sharelyn, Sharelynne, Sharilynn, Sheralin, Sheralynne, Sherilin, Sherilyn, Sherralin, Sherrilyn, Sherrylene, Sherryline, Sherrylyn, Sherylin and Sherylyn.

Affiliated girl name: Cher.

22 more related forms via Cheryl: Charil, Cherell, Cherelle, Cheriann, Cherianne, Cherie, Cherilee, Cherlyn, Cherlyne, Cherrill, Cherryl, Cherylann, Cheryle, Cherylee, Cherylinn, Cheryll, Cherylle, Cherylynn, Chyril, Chyrill, Sheril and Sherill.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Cherilyn?

Cherilyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3335 out of 4276, Top 78%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cherilyn was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #1342 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherilyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cherilyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Cheryle, Cherylann, Cheryll, Sherill, Sherilyn, Cheryl, Cherryl, Cherelle, Cherie, Cherlyn and Cher are the popular variation forms of Cherilyn appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Cherylinn, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Cherilyn reached its apex in the 1950s (average #1250), but now, forms such as Cheryl have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherilyn, Cher, Cherelle, Cherie, Cherlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cherryl, Cheryl, Cherylann, Cheryle, Cheryll in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherill, Sherilyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cherilyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cherilyn is alike in pronunciation to Cheralynne, Sharolyn, Sheralyn, Sherileen and Sherilynne. Other recommended names are Caelyn, Caralin, Caralyn, Caralyne, Carileen (see Caroline), Carilena (see Caroline), Carilyn, Carilynne (see Caroline), Carlen, Carlin, Carllen, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlynn, Carolan, Carolin, Carollyn, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carrolyn, Carylon, Cecelyn, Cecily, Charity, Charitye (see Charity), Charlayne, Charlena, Charlene, Charlien, Charlina, Charline, Charly, Charlyne, Charlynn, Charmyn, Cheray, Cheri, Cherice, Cherida, Cheriese, Cherina, Cherise, Cherish, Cherishe, Cherisse, Cherit, Cherita, Cherith, Cheron, Chery, Christyn, Chrisy, Coralyn, Coralyne (see Coral), Geralyn, Gerrilyn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Jerrilyn, Karilyn, Kerilyn, Lorilyn, Sheilya, Sheridan, Sheriden, Sherryn, Sheryn, Teralyn, Terelyn and Terilynn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cherilyn.

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