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Sheryl

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Form of Cheryl
  • #745 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Sheryl in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1921 7 7 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 6 6 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 5 5 0
1931 12 12 0
1932 5 0 5
1933 24 24 0
1934 31 31 0
1935 32 32 0
1936 57 57 0
1937 82 77 5
1938 154 154 0
1939 135 135 0
1940 155 155 0
1941 195 195 0
1942 324 324 0
1943 593 588 5
1944 959 950 9
1945 1,062 1,055 7
1946 1,643 1,632 11
1947 1,848 1,835 13
1948 2,016 2,008 8
1949 1,980 1,971 9
1950 2,116 2,111 5
1951 1,940 1,935 5
1952 2,246 2,240 6
1953 2,407 2,400 7
1954 2,939 2,932 7
1955 3,410 3,410 0
1956 3,901 3,893 8
1957 4,140 4,129 11
1958 3,796 3,791 5
1959 3,547 3,540 7
1960 3,067 3,057 10
1961 3,125 3,119 6
1962 3,243 3,243 0
1963 3,114 3,106 8
1964 2,962 2,957 5
1965 2,534 2,534 0
1966 2,219 2,211 8
1967 2,249 2,239 10
1968 1,893 1,885 8
1969 1,706 1,706 0
1970 1,471 1,471 0
1971 1,198 1,192 6
1972 954 954 0
1973 801 795 6
1974 675 675 0
1975 576 576 0
1976 452 452 0
1977 385 385 0
1978 444 444 0
1979 413 413 0
1980 358 358 0
1981 319 319 0
1982 299 299 0
1983 220 220 0
1984 220 220 0
1985 198 198 0
1986 198 198 0
1987 175 175 0
1988 153 153 0
1989 135 135 0
1990 118 118 0
1991 109 109 0
1992 83 83 0
1993 89 89 0
1994 73 73 0
1995 68 68 0
1996 58 58 0
1997 53 53 0
1998 46 46 0
1999 52 52 0
2000 45 45 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 31 31 0
2003 54 54 0
2004 46 46 0
2005 26 26 0
2006 28 28 0
2007 23 23 0
2008 45 45 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 32 32 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 22 22 0
2015 17 17 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Sheryl baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,821 babies born with the name Sheryl in the United States. That's more than enough Sheryls to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sheryl" was in 1957 with a total of 4,129 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sheryls)

According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sheryl" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 8 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 3,067 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Sheryl

The name "Sheryl" is of English origin, and it means "Form of Cheryl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow is a musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress specializing in country, pop, and rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Sheryl was born in 1962 as Sheryl Suzanne Crow in Kennett, Missouri, U.S.

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Sheryl Lee

Sheryl Lee is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Sheryl was born in 1967 as Sheryl Lynn Lee in Augsburg, West Germany.

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Sherilyn Fenn

Sherilyn Fenn is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Sherilyn was born in 1965 as Sheryl Ann Fenn in Detroit, Michigan, US.

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Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1977 to present. Sheryl was born in 1956 as Sheryl Lee Ralph in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.

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Sheryl Swoopes

Sheryl Swoopes is a basketball biography. Sheryl was born in 1971 in Brownfield, Texas.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Sheryl

Sheryl Berkoff
Sheryl Yoast
Sheryl Brady
Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Underwood

Alternative Meanings

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for realist, the way you are.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Your name in reverse order is "Lyrehs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eyshrl". 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 Sheryl born Jan 13, 1951

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 Poland approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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