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What does Sharon mean?

Sharon Pronunciation of Sharon [sharon] 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.

Associated with: biblical, mount, flower, stone (rock).


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-.

Creative forms:
(female) Sharoni, ..

(male) Sharno, Sharny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sharon Ezra (S.E.), ..

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)

Sharon was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #8 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, and is presently at #977. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharon name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Sharon (#977 a year ago) are Shera, Sharyn, Sheran, Sheron, Sherry, Sherron, Sherri, Sharron, Sharonda, Sharen, Sharan, Shari, Sharie, Sharolyn, Sharla and Shara. Usage of these forms of Sharon was common among parents 75 years ago (adoption of 2.6%) and is now much reduced, with versions like Sharron becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharon, Shara, Sharan, Sharen, Shari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharie, Sharla, Sharolyn, Sharonda, Sharron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sharyn, Shera, Sheran, Sheron, Sherri in U.S.

Top 2000 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

Sharon is pronounced similarly to Shereen, Sherine, Sherryn, Shireen and Shirine. Other recommended 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.

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