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Meaning and name origin

Cherilyn \ch(e)-ril-yn, cher(i)-lyn\ as a girl's 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.


Cherilyn has 40 variant forms: 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.

For more information, see also the related girl name Cher.


Cherilyn is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3335 out of 4276, Top 78%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cherilyn and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Cheryl. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cheryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cherilyn is also pronounced similarly to Cherylynn and Sheralyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Carilyn, Charlyn, Cherlyn and Cherlyne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cherilyn.