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Sharon

Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1350).

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 scholar, the brilliant in you.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for rational, the way you think.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

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



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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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sharon" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 16 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of only 551 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south east? 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 their 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 their 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, 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.

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Sharon Leal

Sharon Leal is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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 May 6, 1927

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 Ireland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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

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