What does Cheryl mean?
Cheryl /che-ryl/ 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:
(female) Cheryllia, Cleryl, ..
(male) Cheryld, Cherylley, ..
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. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Cheryl for girls. Cheryl was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #19 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Cheryl and affiliated names. Charlotte (#10 a year ago), Carol (#1491), Sherill, Sheree, Sherrell, Meryl, Cheryll, Sherril, Sharyl, Sherry, Sheryll, Teryl, Sheryle, Sheryl, Cheryle, Sherryl, Sherrill, Cheri, Cherie, Cherelle, Cheree, Cher, Chere, Cherilyn, Cherise, Cherryl, Beryl, Cherry, Cherrie, Cherlyn, Cherri and Cherylann are the prominent alternative forms of Cheryl listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Beryn, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Cheryl was common among parents 7 decades ago (average #1166) and has become much less since (#1924, ▼82.9%), with versions such as Cheryl becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlotte is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list.
Cheryl▼ is alike in pronunciation to Charill and Sharel. Other recommended names are Averyl, Carel, Carrol, Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Cecyl, Cerys, Charela (see Harela), Charla, Charle, Charli▲, Charly, Chel, Chell, Cheray, Cherit, Cheron, Cheryce, Cherye, Cherylie, Cherylin, Cheryse, Cherysh, Coral, Keryl, Sherye and Sheryn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cheryl.