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What does Sharlyn mean?

Sharlyn Pronunciation of Sharlyn [shar-lyn] as a name for girls has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Sharlyn is "free man". Sharlyn is an alternate form of Sharlene (Old German): feminine of Charles.


Sharlyn has 8 variants: Sharlaine, Sharlan, Sharlane, Sharleen, Sharleyne, Sharline, Sharlyne and Sharlynne.

6 more related forms via Sharlene: Sharla, Sharlana, Sharlee, Sharlina, Sharlisa and Sharly.

Creative forms:
(female) Sharle, Sharlen, ..

(male) Sharle, Sharwyn, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sharlyn Everlee (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sharlyn?

Sharlyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Sharlyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Sharlyn entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #1776 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Sharlyn are Sharla, Sharleen and Sharlene. Other variants, like Sharlyne, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Sharlyn was more pronounced among parents in the 1940s (average #1226).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharlyn, Sharla, Sharleen, Sharlene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sharlyn is alike in pronunciation to Charlayne, Charleen, Charlene, Charlien, Charline, Charlyn, Charlyne, Charlynn, Cherlyn, Cherlyne, Sherlene, Sherlynn, Shirleen, Shirlene, Shirline and Shirlyn. Other recommended names are Carlyn, Charalyn, Charelyn, Charilyn, Charly, Charmyn, Darlyn, Karlyn, Marlyn, Saralyn, Saralynn, Shae-lyn, Shailyn, Shalynn, Shannyn, Sharalin, Sharalyn, Sharan, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Shareen, Sharelyn, Sharelynne (see Cherilyn), Sharen, Sharilynn (see Cherilyn), Sharlena, Sharlet, Sharlie, Sharlot, Sharman, Sharmyan (see Charmian), Sharmyn, Sharolyn, Sharon, Sharren, Sharrin, Sharron, Shary, Sharyl, Sharyn, Shaylyn, Shaylynn, Sheralin (see Cherilyn), Sheralyn, Sherilin, Sherilyn, Sherrilyn, Sherrylyn, Sherryn, Sherylin, Sherylyn, Sheryn, Shirly, Starlyn and Starlynn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sharlyn.

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