What does Sharon mean?
Biblical place name: refers to flat land at the foot of Mount Carmel. The Song of Solomon describes the beloved Schulamite woman as a flower of Sharon. Actresses Sharon Gless, Sharon Stone.
Sharon▼ has 28 variants: Charin, Cheron, Shara, Sharan, Shareen, Shareena, Sharen▼, Sharena, Sharene, Shari▼, Sharie, Sharla▼, Sharolyn, Sharona, Sharonda▼, Sharonna, Sharren, Sharrin, Sharron▼, Sharronne, Sharyn▼, Sheran, Sheron, Sherri▼, Sherron, Sherry▼, Sheryn and Sherynn.more]
How popular is Sharon?
Sharon is a very prominent first name for women (#20 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#9134 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Sharon for girls. Sharon was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #9 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, and is presently at #879. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Sharon (#879 a year ago) are Sheron, Sherri, Sherron, Sherry, Sharyn, Sharonda, Sharen, Shari, Sharla, Shara and Sharron. Adoption of these forms of Sharon was common among parents 74 years ago (adoption of 0.4%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.01%, ▼97%), with versions like Sharla becoming somewhat dated.
Thinking of names?
Sharon▼ is pronounced similarly to Shereen, Sherine, Sherryn, Shireen and Shirine. Other recommended similar baby names are Caron, Chalon, Charo, Karon▼, Saran, Sareen, Sarena, Sarene, Sarina▼, Sarine, Saryna, Season, Shadoe, Shadow, Shalom, Shan, Shandon, Shannon▼, Shanon, Sharae, Sharana, Sharay, Sharde, Sharee, Sharel, Sharik, Sharil, Sharina, Sharlan, Sharlot, Sharly, Sharlyn, Sharman, Sharmion, Sharmyn, Shary, Sharyl, Shaun, Shavon, Shavona, Shayan, Sherina, Shevon and Shyvon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sharon.