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What does Sherril mean?

Sherril Pronunciation of Sherril [sher-ril] as a girls' name means "cherry fruit; green gemstone; free man". Sherril is an alternate form of Cheryl (French, Greek): not found before the 1920s. Sherril is also a form of Sheryl (English, Old German).

Associated with: cherry (tree), green.


Sherril has 34 variants: Charell, Charelle, Charil, Charyl, Cherell, Cherelle, Cherrell, Cherrill, Cherryl, Cheryle, Cheryll, Cherylle, Chyril, Chyrill, Sharell, Sharelle, Sharil, Sharrell, Sharyl, Sharyll, Sherell, Sherelle, Sheril, Sherill, Sherrell, Sherrelle, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sheryell, Sheryle, Sheryll, Shiral, Shyril and Shyrill.

4 more alternative forms via Cheryl, Sheryl: Cherie, Sherai, Sheralin and Sherilyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Sharril, Tiaril, ..

(male) Shersel, Shersin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sherril Mariah (S.M.), ..

How popular is Sherril?

Sherril is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3850 out of 4276, Top 90%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#117538 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sherril was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1267 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cherelle, Cherie, Cherryl, Cheryl, Cheryle, Cheryll, Sharyl, Sherill, Sherilyn, Sherrell, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sheryl, Sheryle and Sheryll are the popular related forms of Sherril ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Chyrill, are uncommon. These forms of Sherril were popular 65 years ago (adoption of 1.38%), but now, versions such as Sheryl have become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherril, Cherelle, Cherie, Cherryl, Cheryl in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheryle, Cheryll, Sharyl, Sherill, Sherilyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sherrell, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sheryl, Sheryle, Sheryll in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sherril is pronounced similarly to Sharel, Sheralle and Shirell. Other recommended names are Cherri, Cherrie, Kerril, Merril, Sharlie, Sharrie, Sharrin, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sheri, Sheria, Sherie, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherree, Sherrey, Sherri, Sherrica, Sherrie, Sherrilyn, Sherrina, Sherrlie (see Shirley), Sherrod, Sherron, Sherry, Sherryn, Shirl and Sorrel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sherril.

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