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Cheryl meaning and name origin

Cheryl \ch(er)-yl\ as a girl's name is pronounced CHARE-el, SHARE-el. It is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Cheryl is "cherry fruit; green gemstone". Not found before the 1920s. Blend of Cherry with Beryl. Also influenced by Cherie, meaning "dear". Pop musician Sheryl Crow; actress Cheryl Ladd.

Cheryl has 50 variant forms: 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, Sherrell, Sherianne, Sheril, Sherill, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sheryell, Sheryl, Sheryle, Sheryll, Shiral, Shyril and Shyrill.

For more information, see also related names Cher, Cherida, Meryl, Sherry, Teryl, Carol and Charlotte.

Suggested similar baby names are Caryl, Chery, Cherye and Cherylie.

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Popularity of Cheryl

Cheryl is a very popular first name for females (#59 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Cheryl name in U.S.
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