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since 1880

Sharon

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Flat Clearing
  • #74 All Time
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< 1k Sharona (Hebrew)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1900550
1902606
1907550
1909770
1911550
1912770
191317116
19141697
1915271611
1916312011
191722157
191831256
191935278
192036306
1921534211
1922544311
192361556
192463576
1925998712
19261231149
192713011812
19281681608
192937535916
193053852315
193160157625
193272770918
193398796225
19341,3771,35522
19352,4492,42722#96 girl name
19363,6063,57333#60 girl name
19374,7554,70451#41 girl name
19387,2907,24446#30 girl name
19399,0639,01350#23 girl name
194011,18011,11763#17 girl name
194114,34314,26974#15 girl name
194219,72619,64878#11 girl name
194324,80424,70896#8 girl name
194422,52522,42897#9 girl name
194520,89420,83262#8 girl name
194627,90727,82384#9 girl name
194728,59328,53657#9 girl name
194826,20226,13765#9 girl name
194925,77425,71460#10 girl name
195024,64424,61133#11 girl name
195123,97623,92749#13 girl name
195223,42423,37945#14 girl name
195323,09623,04749#15 girl name
195422,25722,21047#16 girl name
195522,10022,04753#15 girl name
195626,93326,87855#13 girl name
195724,34124,28259#14 girl name
195821,15721,10453#17 girl name
195921,34521,29649#17 girl name
196020,46220,42537#16 girl name
196120,50620,44165#17 girl name
196219,68119,62952#17 girl name
196317,84817,79454#19 girl name
196416,49416,44648#20 girl name
196515,18315,13251#22 girl name
196613,11913,06356#28 girl name
196711,97911,92455#30 girl name
196810,38710,33849#32 girl name
19699,7259,68936#36 girl name
19709,2299,17455#37 girl name
19717,5627,52141#40 girl name
19726,1526,11042#50 girl name
19734,9974,96532#57 girl name
19744,3064,27729#70 girl name
19753,7623,73725#75 girl name
19763,4843,45529#81 girl name
19773,1163,09026#95 girl name
19782,7832,75627
19792,7102,69119
19802,4142,38232
19812,1772,15225
19822,0612,02734
19831,8171,77938
19841,6451,63015
19851,5761,53640
19861,4481,42622
19871,2791,24831
19881,2201,19723
19891,1371,11918
19901,0271,00819
19911,00498519
199295493717
199386384914
199487485717
199582981217
199687686214
199777275616
199870369112
19996936849
20006786708
20015955878
200254753611
200355153813
200452651511
20055084999
200648447113
200742841414
20084794790
200937636610
20103473416
201133332211
20123323266
20132912910
201432130912

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 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sharon" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 85 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1939. Across the entire United States a total of 9,063 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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

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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sharon

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone is an actress, model, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Sharon was born in 1958 as Sharon Yvonne Stone in Meadville, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1961 to 1969. Sharon was born in 1943 as Sharon Marie Tate in Dallas, Texas, U.S.

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Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne is a media personality, music manager, businesswoman, and television talent competition judge with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Sharon was born in 1952 as Sharon Rachel Arden in Brixton, London, England.

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Sharon Leal

Sharon Leal is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Sharon was born in 1972 as Sharon Ann Leal in Tucson, Arizona, U.S.

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Sharon Gless

Sharon Gless is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1970 to present. Sharon was born in 1943 as Sharon Marguerite Gless in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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S. Epatha Merkerson

S. Epatha Merkerson is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. S. was born in 1952 as Sharon Epatha Merkerson in Saginaw, Michigan, United States.

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Past life for Sharon born Dec 21, 1956

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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