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What does Sharan mean?

Sharan Pronunciation of Sharan [sha-ran] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Sharan is "a fertile plain". Sharan is an alternate spelling of Sharon (Hebrew).


Sharan has 15 variants: Charin, Cheron, Shareen, Sharen, Sharene, Sharren, Sharrin, Sharron, Sharronne, Sharyn, Sheran, Sheron, Sherron, Sheryn and Sherynn.

12 more alternative forms via Sharon: Shara, Shareena, Sharena, Shari, Sharie, Sharla, Sharolyn, Sharona, Sharonda, Sharonna, Sherri and Sherry.

Creative forms:
(female) Shasan, Tiaran, ..

(male) Shaian, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sharan Jaylen (S.J.), ..

How popular is Sharan?

Sharan is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3534 out of 4276, Top 83%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#84631 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sharan entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1358 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Sharan are Sharon (#977 in recent rankings), Sheran, Sharyn, Sheron, Sherri, Sherry, Sherron, Sharron, Sharonda, Shari, Sharen, Sharie, Sharla, Shara and Sharolyn. Other variants, like Shareena, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Sharan was widespread among parents during 1940-1949 (adoption of 2.6%) and is now much reduced.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharan, Shara, Sharen, Shari, Sharie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharla, Sharolyn, Sharon, Sharonda, Sharron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharyn, Sheran, Sheron, Sherri, Sherron, Sherry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sharan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sharan is pronounced similarly to Shereen, Sherine, Sherryn, Shireen and Shirine. Other recommended names are Chara, Chayan, Karan, Sahara, Saharah, Sara, Sarah, Sarai, Sareen, Sarena, Sarene, Sarina, Sarine, Saryna, Seara, Sh'rae, Shadae, Shadai, Shaka, Shalana, Shalane, Shan, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shannan, Shanon, Sharae, Sharalin, Sharalyn, Sharana, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Shardae, Sharday, Sharde, Sharee, Sharel, Sharil, Sharina, Sharlan, Sharlane, Sharly, Sharlyn, Sharmain, Sharman, Sharmian, Sharmyan (see Charmian), Sharmyn, Shary, Sharyl, Shaun, Shavaun, Shavon, Shaya, Shayan, Sheraa, Sherah, Sherai, Sheray, Sherina, Shervan, Shira, Shirah, Shiral, Shyra, Siara and Taran. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sharan.

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