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What does Sharmain mean?

Sharmain /shar-main/ as a name for girls is of Old German and English origin, and the name Sharmain means "free man; charm". Sharmain is an alternate form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Sharmain is also a derivative of Charlotte (Old German). Sharmain is also used as a variation of Charmaine (English).


Sharmain has 17 variants: Charmain, Charmane, Charmayne, Charmeen, Charmene, Charmian, Charmine, Charmion, Charmyan, Charmyn, Sharmaine, Sharman, Sharmane, Sharmayne, Sharmian, Sharmion and Sharmyn.

Sharmain has 10 more relations via Carol, Charlotte, Charmaine: Charlaine, Charma, Charmar, Charmara, Searlait, Sharil, Sharla, Sharlaine, Sharleen and Sharline.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Shamain, Starmain, ..

(male) Sharsan, Sharswin, ..

How popular is Sharmain?

Sharmain is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Sharmain is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Sharmain and associated names. Popular variation forms of Sharmain (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Carol (#1491 from current records), Charlotte (#10), Charmaine, Sharla, Sharleen, Sharmaine and Sharman. Usage of these relations of Sharmain was at its most widespread 74 years ago (usage of 3.5%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.7%, 79%). Charlotte is the longstanding favorite, while versions such as Carol have become less popular. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carol, Charlotte, Charmaine, Sharla, Sharleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharmaine, Sharman in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Sharmain is alike in pronunciation to Charmin, Sharmiane, Sharmyan and Sharmyane. Other suggested similar names are Carmaine, Carman, Carmin, Charalin (see Cherilyn), Charelin (see Cherilyn), Charin, Germain, Jarmaine, Jermain, Karman, Karmin, Sarai, Saraia, Saran, Shadai, Shalaina, Shalaine, Shamaine, Shamara, Shannan, Shannin, Shantai, Shara, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharalin, Sharalyn, Sharan, Sharana, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Shardae, Shardai, Sharday, Shardei, Shareen, Sharelyn, Sharen, Shari, Sharie, Sharik, Sharina, Sharkeen, Sharlamaine, Sharlan, Sharlana (see Sharlene), Sharlane, Sharlie, Sharlina, Sharlyn, Sharmila, Sharolyn, Sharon, Sharren, Sharrie, Sharrin, Sharron, Sharyn, Shavaun, Shayan, Sherai, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sheralin (see Cherilyn), Sheran, Sherilin, Sherralin (see Cherilyn), Shervahn, Shervan, Sherylin and Shirvaun. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sharmain.