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pinWhat does Sheryl mean?

Sheryl /sh-eryl/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced SHARE-el. It is of English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Sheryl is "free man".

Variant of Cheryl, from Charlotte. The Sheryl spelling ensures the soft sh- pronunciation. Some of the names listed here also could be considered as variant forms of Shirley. See also Sha-. Actress Sherilyn Fenn; singer Sheryl Crow; basketball player Sheryl Swoopes.


Sheryl has 24 variants: Cheralin, Cheralyn, Cheralynne, Cherilynn, Cherilynn, Sharell, Sharelle, Sharrell, Sheralin, Sheralyn, Sherell, Sherelle, Sherileen, Sherill, Sherilyn, Sherilynne, Sherlene, Sherrell, Sherrelle, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sherylayne and Sheryll.

Affiliated girl name: Shera.

Sheryl has 47 more related forms via Charlotte, Cheryl, Sha-, Sherilyn, Shirley: Charil, Charyl, Cherell, Cherie, Cherlyn, Cherryl, Cheryl, Cheryle, Cherylee, Cheryll, Cherylle, Cherylyn, Chyril, Shanel, Sharae, Sharay, Sharaya, Sharaye, Sharel, Sharil, Sharla, Sharon, Sharyl, Sharyll, Sherai, Sheri, Sherie, Sheril, Sherlee, Sherli, Sherlie, Sherlynn, Sherrie, Sherrlie, Sherry, Sherye, Sheryell, Sherylann, Sheryle, Shiral, Shirell, Shirely, Shirl, Shirly, Shirlyn, Shyril and Shyrill.

Kreatif forms: Sharryl, Sherylle. [more]

pinHow popular is Sheryl?

Sheryl is a very prominent first name for women (#307 out of 4276, Top 7%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Sheryl for girls. Sheryl was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #137 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sheryl name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Sheryl and related names. Charlotte (#10 last year), Cherie, Cheryl, Cheryle, Sharla, Sharon (#879), Sheri, Sherie, Sherrie, Sherrill, Sherry, Sherryl and Shirley are the popular varying forms of Sheryl. Variants like Sharaye are seldom used. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6189%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0794%, 87.2% less), with forms such as Sharon, Sherry, Sherryl, Sheryl and Shirley becoming somewhat outmoded. Charlotte (#10) is the most trendy baby name in this list, with this name enjoying a revival in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sheryl, Charlotte, Cherie, Cheryl, Cheryle in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sharla, Sharon, Sheri, Sherie, Sherrie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sherrill, Sherry, Sherryl, Shirley in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Shery and Sheryn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sheryl.