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What does Sherwin mean?

Sherwin Pronunciation of Sherwin as a boys' name is pronounced SHER-win. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Sherwin is "bright friend".


ASSOCIATED WITH bright, friend


VARIANTS Sherwen, Sherwind, Sherwinn, Sherwyn, Sherwynne



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How popular is Sherwin?

Sherwin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9555 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Sherwin was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #918 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aherin, Arwin, Bergin, Berlin, Berwin, Chetwin, Corwin, Darwin, Delwin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Erwin, Ethelwin, Fermin, Ferrin, Frewin, Garwin, Germin, Hedwin, Herin, Irwin, Jerrin, Kelwin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kierrin, Marwin, Medwin, Melwin, Merlin, Mervin, Merwin, Norwin, Orwin, Perkin, Perrin, Scherman, Selwin, Selwinn (see Selwyn), Selwyn, Sergi, Sergiu, Serjio, Severin, Sevrin, Sharif, Shawn, Shawnn, Shearman, Sheehan, Shelden, Sheldin, Sheldon, Shelton, Sherard, Sherborn, Sherburn, Sheredan (see Sheridan), Shereef, Sheridan, Sherif, Sherman, Shermann (see Sherman), Shermon, Sherridan, Sherrill, Sherwood, Slawin (see Slavin), Stein, Sterling, Stern, Terrin, Thorin and Vernin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sherwin.

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