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pinWhat does Sharon mean?

Sharon /shar-on/ as a girls' name is pronounced SHARE-en. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sharon is "a fertile plain".

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.

Related girl names: Daron, Shera and Sha-.

Kreatif forms: Shanron, Sharonnae, Shayron. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sharon name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sharon, Shara, Sharen, Shari, Sharla in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sharonda, Sharron, Sharyn, Sheron, Sherri in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sherron, Sherry in U.S.

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

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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.