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Popularity
41k
in the U.S.
since 1880

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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1927990
1928880
192910100
1930990
193112120
193212120
193324240
193428280
193524240
193650500
193747470
193862620
193955550
194067670
19411511510
19421561560
19431441440
19441651650
19451421420
19462052050
19472442440
19482702700
19494894890
19505355350
19513423420
19523193190
19533253250
19544064060
19554474470
19566056050
19578148140
19581,1441,1440
19591,5271,5225
19601,8891,8890
19613,1273,11710
19622,9692,9609
19632,4532,4530
19642,1202,1146
19651,8451,8450
19661,6511,6465
19671,6641,6640
19681,4191,4190
19691,4151,4105
19701,2061,2006
19711,0141,0140
19728238230
19737247240
19745835830
19754824820
19764864860
19773843840
19783593590
19793843840
19803503500
19813343340
19823213210
19833973970
19845805800
19855155150
19863633630
19873033030
19882612610
19892052050
19902012010
19911641640
19921441440
19931321320
19941081080
199570700
199675750
199755550
199853530
199936360
200038380
200136360
200242420
200333330
200425250
200526260
200626260
200721210
200819190
200928280
201021210
201117170
201215150
2013880
201416160

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 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shari" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 34 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1967. Across the entire United States a total of 1,664 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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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 south west? 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 sensible, the practical side.

H is for hug, give one today!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Irahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hisra". 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 Dec 3, 1993

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 Ukraine approximately on 1125. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Shari

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