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Shari

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: A flat clearing
  • #1092 All Time
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How popular is the name "Shari" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1927 9 9 0
1928 8 8 0
1929 10 10 0
1930 9 9 0
1931 12 12 0
1932 12 12 0
1933 24 24 0
1934 28 28 0
1935 24 24 0
1936 50 50 0
1937 47 47 0
1938 62 62 0
1939 55 55 0
1940 67 67 0
1941 151 151 0
1942 156 156 0
1943 144 144 0
1944 165 165 0
1945 142 142 0
1946 205 205 0
1947 244 244 0
1948 270 270 0
1949 489 489 0
1950 535 535 0
1951 342 342 0
1952 319 319 0
1953 325 325 0
1954 406 406 0
1955 447 447 0
1956 605 605 0
1957 814 814 0
1958 1,144 1,144 0
1959 1,527 1,522 5
1960 1,889 1,889 0
1961 3,127 3,117 10
1962 2,969 2,960 9
1963 2,453 2,453 0
1964 2,120 2,114 6
1965 1,845 1,845 0
1966 1,651 1,646 5
1967 1,664 1,664 0
1968 1,419 1,419 0
1969 1,415 1,410 5
1970 1,206 1,200 6
1971 1,014 1,014 0
1972 823 823 0
1973 724 724 0
1974 583 583 0
1975 482 482 0
1976 486 486 0
1977 384 384 0
1978 359 359 0
1979 384 384 0
1980 350 350 0
1981 334 334 0
1982 321 321 0
1983 397 397 0
1984 580 580 0
1985 515 515 0
1986 363 363 0
1987 303 303 0
1988 261 261 0
1989 205 205 0
1990 201 201 0
1991 164 164 0
1992 144 144 0
1993 132 132 0
1994 108 108 0
1995 70 70 0
1996 75 75 0
1997 55 55 0
1998 53 53 0
1999 36 36 0
2000 38 38 0
2001 36 36 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 21 21 0
2008 19 19 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 17 17 0
2012 15 15 0
2013 8 8 0
2014 16 16 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Shari? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,882 babies born with the name Shari in the United States. That's more than enough Sharis to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shari" was in 1961 with a total of 3,117 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sharis)

According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shari" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 48 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of 1,527 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Shari popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shari 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!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shari" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shari as well as things modernly associated with the name Shari such as celebrities named Shari.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Shari

The name "Shari" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "A flat clearing". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Shari Belafonte

Shari Belafonte is a film, television actress, model, and writer. Shari was born in 1954 in New York City, New York.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for strength, there when needed.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for interest, you show in others.

Your name in reverse order is "Irahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Shira". 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.

Past life for Shari born Sep 27, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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