in the U.S.
Gender: Girl. Ranked #74 most popular
What does the name "Sharon" mean?
Sharon (Hebrew): Flat Clearing
The name "Sharon" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Flat Clearing". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.
S is for self respect, a solid score here.
H is for honest, something you hold dear.
A is for absolute, for you know your mind.
R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.
O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.
N is for nice, need I say more?
Your name in reverse order is "Norahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rhsona". 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 "Sharon" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Sharon? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 723,640 babies born with the name Sharon in the United States. That's more than enough Sharons to occupy the country of Bhutan with an estimated population of 720,679 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1900 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sharon" was in 1947 with a total of 28,536 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sharons)
According to the 1957 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sharon" ranks #7 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 649 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1957. Across the entire United States a total of 24,341 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 Sharon popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sharon 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 Sharon
Sharon Osbourne is a media personality, music manager, businesswoman, television talent competition judge, talk show host, author, and promoter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Sharon was born in 1952 as Sharon Rachel Arden in Brixton, London, England.
S. Epatha Merkerson
S. Epatha Merkerson is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. S. was born in 1952 as Sharon Epatha Merkerson in Saginaw, Michigan, United States.
Past life for Sharon born Dec 26, 1923
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 Thailand approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. 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.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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