Meaning and name origin
Sharon \sh(a)-ron\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: 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.
Sharon is a very popular first name for females (#20 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#12520 out of 88799, Top 14%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sharon for girls. Sharon reached its highest rank of #9 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sharon and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sharon (#879), Sheron, Sherri, Sherron, Sherry, Sharyn, Sharonda, Shara, Sharen, Shari, Sharla and Sharron. (2014 statistics).