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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #146 most popular

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What does the name "Cheryl" mean?

Cheryl (French): Beloved

The name "Cheryl" is of French origin and it means "Beloved". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Lyrehc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rylceh". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Cheryl" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Cheryl? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 439,974 babies born with the name Cheryl in the United States. That's more than enough Cheryls to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1909 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cheryl" was in 1958 with a total of 24,111 babies. (That's a lot of baby Cheryls)

According to the 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cheryl" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 66 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1945. Across the entire United States a total of 8,170 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Cheryl popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Cheryl in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Cheryl

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole is an author, dancer, entrepreneur, model, recording artist, and television personality with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Cheryl was born in 1983 as Cheryl Ann Tweedy in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England.


Cheryl Hines

Cheryl Hines is an actress, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Cheryl was born in 1965 as Cheryl Ruth Hines in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.


Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Burke is a dancer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Cheryl was born in 1984 as Cheryl Stephanie Burke in San Francisco, California, United States.


Cheryl Ladd

Cheryl Ladd is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1970 to present. Cheryl was born in 1951 as Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor in Huron, South Dakota, U.S.


Cheryl Tiegs

Cheryl Tiegs is a model, author, designer, actress, and entrepreneur with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to present. Cheryl was born in 1947 as Cheryl Rae Tiegs in Breckenridge, Minnesota.


Cheri Oteri

Cheri Oteri is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Cheri was born in 1965 as Cheryl Ann Oteri in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.


Past life for Cheryl born May 13, 1987

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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