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What does Sharon mean?

Sharon \sh(a)-ron\ 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.


Variations

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.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Daron, Shera and Sha-.


Popularity

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. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity 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 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 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 girl names reached its highest during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.3988%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0101%, down 97.5%), with versions like Sharon, Shari, Sharla, Sharron and Sharen becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Sharon and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Saran, Shanon, Sharana, Sharina and Shavon. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sharon.

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