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: 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. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history 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 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), 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. Other forms, like Charee, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Cheryl was common among parents 6 decades ago (average #499) and has become much less since (#938, ▼87.6%), with versions such as Sheryl becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlotte is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list, with this name enjoying a rebound in popularity.
Thinking of names?
Cheryl▼ is alike in pronunciation to Charill and Sharel. Other recommended similar baby names are Averyl, Carel, Carrol▼, Caryl▼, Caryle, Caryll, Cecyl, Cerys, Charela, 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.