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What does Shera mean?

Shera Pronunciation of Shera [shera] as a girls' name is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Shera is "brightness". Also used in English as a variant of Sharon, Sherry, or Sheryl.

Associated with: brightness (light).


Shera has 7 variants: Sheera, Sheraa, Sherae, Sherah, Sheralle, Sheray and Shyra.

Shera has 44 more related forms via Sharon, Sherry, Sheryl: Cheray, Cheron, Sh'rae, Shara, Sharan, Sharee, Sharen, Sharena, Shari, Sharie, Sharla, Sharona, Sharyn, Sheraie, Sheralin, Sheralyn, Sheran, Sheraya, Sheree, Shereen, Sherell, Sherey, Sheri, Sherice, Shericia, Sherie, Sherill, Sherina, Sherissa, Sherita, Sheron, Sherree, Sherrey, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherril, Sherron, Sherry, Sherryl, Sherryn, Sherye, Sheryll, Sheryn and Sherynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Sheara, Sheta, ..

(male) Sheca, Sheros, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shera Faye (S.F.), ..

How popular is Shera?

Shera is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3349 out of 4276, Top 78%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#64008 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name history of Shera for girls. Shera entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #1891 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the statistics of the girl name Shera and related names. Shara, Sharan, Sharee, Sharen, Shari, Sharie, Sharla, Sharon (#977 last year), Sharyn, Sheran, Sheree, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie, Sherill, Sherita, Sheron, Sherree, Sherri, Sherrie, Sherril, Sherron, Sherry, Sherryl, Sheryl and Sheryll are the prominent alternative forms of Shera. Other variants, like Sherynn, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Shera was at its most widespread in the 1940s (adoption of 2.7%) and has become significantly diminished since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shera, Shara, Sharan, Sharee, Sharen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shari, Sharie, Sharla, Sharon, Sharyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheran, Sheree, Sheri, Sherice, Sherie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherill, Sherita, Sheron, Sherree, Sherri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherrie, Sherril, Sherron, Sherry, Sherryl in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sheryl, Sheryll in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shera is pronounced similarly to Chara, Chari, Cheeara, Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherie, Cherri, Cherry, Chery, Cherye, Sharae, Sharaia, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Shary, Sherai, Sheria, Shery, Shira, Shirah, Shiree, Shiri and Shuree. Other recommended names are Amera, Atera, Caera, Ciera, Emera, Kiera, Mera, Nera, Pera, Sabra, Sahara, Sahra, Saira, Sara, Sarra, Scheba, Seara, Sebra, Seema, Seeria, Sera, Serah, Shaela, Shea, Sheba, Shebah, Sheeba, Sheela, Sheina, Shela, Shelia, Shena, Shene, Sher, Sherard, Sheva, Shifra, Shiral, Shona, Shuna, Siara, Sidra, Siera, Sierra, Stefa, Stela, Tera, Thora, Veera and Vera. These names tend to be less frequently used than Shera.

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