What does Cheryl mean?
Cheryl /che-ryl/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced CHARE-el, SHARE-el. It is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Cheryl is "cherry fruit; green gemstone".
Cheryl▼ has 50 variants: Charell, Charelle, Charil, Charyl, Cherell, Cherelle, Cheriann, Cherianne, Cherie▼, Cherilee, Cherilyn, Cherilynn, Cherlyn, Cherlyne, Cherrell, Cherrellee, Cherrill, Cherryl, Cherylann, Cheryle▼, Cherylee, Cheryline, Cherylinn, Cheryll, Cherylle, Cherylyn, Cherylynn, Chyril, Chyrill, Sharell, Sharil, Sharrell, Sharyl, Sharyll, Sherai, Sherell, Sherianne, Sheril, Sherill, Sherrell, Sherril, Sherrill▼, Sherryl▼, Sheryell, Sheryl▼, Sheryle, Sheryll, Shiral, Shyril and Shyrill.
Cheryl▼ has 29 more related forms via Beryl, Cherie, Cherry, Sheryl: Beril, Beryle, Beryn, Charee, Cher, Cheralin, Cheralyn, Chere, Cheree, Chereen, Cherena, Cherey, Cheri▼, Cherida, Cherina, Cherise, Cherita, Cherree, Cherrey, Cherri, Cherrie, Chery, Cheryth, Cheyrie, Shary, Sheree▼, Sheria, Sherry▼ and Shery.
Cheryl has 1 masculine form: Sherill.Kreatif forms: Cherylca, Cherylro. [more]
How popular is Cheryl?
Cheryl is a very popular first name for women (#59 out of 4276, Top 1%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Cheryl for girls. Cheryl was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #19 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cheryl and affiliated names. Charlotte (#10 a year ago), Sheree, Meryl, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sheryl, Cheryle, Sherry, Cherry, Cheri, Carol, Cherie, Cherise, Beryl and Cherri are the prominent alternative forms of Cheryl listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Charee are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5007%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0619%, ▼87.6%), with versions such as Carol, Cheri, Cherie, Beryl and Cheryl becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlotte (#10) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list, with this name enjoying a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)