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Sheryl

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Form of Cheryl
  • #735 All Time
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9k Sherrill (American)

How popular is the 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 958 949 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 2,118 2,113 5
1951 1,938 1,933 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 3,795 3,790 5
1959 3,549 3,542 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 2,961 2,956 5
1965 2,535 2,535 0
1966 2,218 2,210 8
1967 2,248 2,238 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 357 357 0
1981 319 319 0
1982 299 299 0
1983 220 220 0
1984 220 220 0
1985 198 198 0
1986 199 199 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

Want to know about the populiarty of Sheryl? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,802 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 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sheryl" ranks #76 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 47 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1964. Across the entire United States a total of 2,961 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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Where is the name Sheryl popular?

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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.

English

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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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

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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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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Alternative Meanings

S is for serious, not always joking.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

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 "Lsyhre". 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 Nov 10, 1928

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

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 Sheryl

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

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