What does Sharlene mean?
Sharlene \sh(a)-rle-ne, shar-lene\ as a girls' name is pronounced shar-LEEN. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Sharlene is "free man". Feminine of Charles; variant of Caroline, Charlene and Charla.
Sharlene▼ has 17 variants: Sharla▼, Sharlaine, Sharlamaine, Sharlan, Sharlana, Sharlane, Sharlee, Sharleen, Sharletta, Sharleyne, Sharlina, Sharline, Sharlisa, Sharly, Sharlyn, Sharlyne and Sharlynne.
Sharlene▼ has 25 more different forms via Caroline, Charla, Charlene: Carlen, Carlene▼, Carline, Carlyne, Charlaine, Charlayne, Charlee, Charleen▼, Charleena, Charleene, Charlena, Charlene▼, Charlie, Charlien, Charlina, Charline▼, Charlyn, Charlyne, Charlynn, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Shalene, Sharkeen and Sharlena.
Sharlene is a very popular first name for females (#993 out of 4276, Top 23%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Sharlene for girls. Sharlene was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #546 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Sharlene ranked in the Top 1000 are Carlene, Carol, Caroline (#58 last year), Charla, Charlee (#313), Charleen, Charlene, Charles, Charlie (#229), Charline, Charlotte (#10), Karlene and Sharla. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.4181%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.2421%, down 42.1%), with versions such as Charlene, Charles, Charline, Sharla and Sharlene becoming somewhat outmoded. Caroline (#58), Charlee (#313), Charlie (#229) and Charlotte (#10) are four of the more chic baby names in this list, with Caroline, Charlie and Charlotte undergoing a rekindling in popularity. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Sharlene and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Sharlene▼ is alike in pronunciation to Sherlene, Shirlene▼ and Shirline. Other recommended similar baby names are Sharene, Shaylene, Sherelene and Starlene. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sharlene.