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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cherlyn

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  • A submission from Arkansas, United States says the name Cherlyn means "Short" and is of Unknown origin.
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How popular is the baby name Cherlyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 10 10 0
1944 24 24 0
1945 42 42 0
1946 46 46 0
1947 61 61 0
1948 53 53 0
1949 46 46 0
1950 35 35 0
1951 46 46 0
1952 48 48 0
1953 50 50 0
1954 44 44 0
1955 49 49 0
1956 70 70 0
1957 63 63 0
1958 69 69 0
1959 55 55 0
1960 66 66 0
1961 53 53 0
1962 53 53 0
1963 48 48 0
1964 45 45 0
1965 38 38 0
1966 49 49 0
1967 43 43 0
1968 43 43 0
1969 33 33 0
1970 27 27 0
1971 27 27 0
1972 32 32 0
1973 33 33 0
1974 26 26 0
1975 42 42 0
1976 28 28 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 22 22 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 22 22 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 20 20 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1995 6 6 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 17 17 0
2007 14 14 0
2008 13 13 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 7 7 0
2012 5 5 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 7 7 0

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Popularity of Cherlyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cherlyn

  • How Popular is the name Cherlyn? Cherlyn is the 7,094th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cherlyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,870 babies born with the first name Cherlyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cherlyn to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cherlyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Cherlyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cherlyn is Thursday, June 28th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Cherlyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cherlyn was in 1956 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Cherlyn Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cherlyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Cherlyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylrehc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Renyhlc. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cherlyn born Mar 30, 1925

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 Tibet approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).