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79k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sheryl

  • Gender: Girl
  • #735 All Time
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How popular is the name "Sheryl" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1921770
1923660
1924660
1925660
1926770
192710100
192810100
1929990
1930550
193112120
1932505
193324240
193431310
193532320
193657570
193782775
19381541540
19391351350
19401551550
19411951950
19423243240
19435935885
19449589499
19451,0621,0557
19461,6431,63211
19471,8481,83513
19482,0162,0088
19491,9801,9719
19502,1182,1135
19511,9381,9335
19522,2462,2406
19532,4072,4007
19542,9392,9327
19553,4103,4100
19563,9013,8938
19574,1404,12911
19583,7953,7905
19593,5493,5427
19603,0673,05710
19613,1253,1196
19623,2433,2430
19633,1143,1068
19642,9612,9565
19652,5352,5350
19662,2182,2108
19672,2482,23810
19681,8931,8858
19691,7061,7060
19701,4711,4710
19711,1981,1926
19729549540
19738017956
19746756750
19755765760
19764524520
19773853850
19784444440
19794134130
19803573570
19813193190
19822992990
19832202200
19842202200
19851981980
19861991990
19871751750
19881531530
19891351350
19901181180
19911091090
199283830
199389890
199473730
199568680
199658580
199753530
199846460
199952520
200045450
200135350
200231310
200354540
200446460
200526260
200628280
200723230
200845450
200927270
201032320
201124240
201219190
201327270
201422220

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 #104 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Hampshire 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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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sheryl in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

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 superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for rational, the way you think.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Lyrehs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yheslr". 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 Aug 22, 1924

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 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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