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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sherley

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Alt. Meaning

S is for strength, there when needed.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

E is for eager, let's get started!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

L is for little, the little things you do.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sherley

Glen Sherley was a singer, guitarist, and songwriter. Glen was born on March 9th, 1936. He breathed his last breath on May 11th, 1978.

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Haydn was given the name Haydn Ferrars Sherley on March 29th, 1924 in Hamilton, New Zealand. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 2007.

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Douglass was born in 1857. He breathed his last breath in 1917.

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How popular is the baby name Sherley in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 5 0
1914 9 9 0
1915 6 0 6
1916 14 6 8
1917 17 6 11
1918 28 13 15
1919 16 6 10
1920 21 6 15
1921 16 6 10
1922 22 9 13
1923 20 11 9
1924 15 9 6
1925 21 12 9
1926 23 15 8
1927 20 10 10
1928 21 14 7
1929 21 12 9
1930 18 18 0
1931 20 10 10
1932 13 7 6
1933 20 12 8
1934 34 24 10
1935 28 18 10
1936 37 20 17
1937 35 24 11
1938 22 12 10
1939 12 12 0
1940 22 16 6
1941 32 26 6
1942 25 18 7
1943 25 25 0
1944 22 15 7
1945 20 20 0
1946 16 16 0
1947 30 30 0
1948 26 21 5
1949 20 15 5
1950 20 20 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 18 18 0
1953 12 12 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 15 15 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 14 14 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 8 8 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 5 5 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 15 15 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 17 17 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 10 10 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 25 25 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 11 11 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 11 11 0

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Popularity of Sherley as a first name

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Popularity of Sherley as a last name

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Common last names for Sherley

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Common first names for Sherley

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sherley U.S.
  White 67.08% 64.26%
  African American 24.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sherley

People with the last name Sherley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sherley

  • How Popular is the name Sherley? Sherley is the 8,165th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sherley was the 39,004th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sherley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,493 babies born with the first name Sherley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sherley 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 Sherley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sherley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sherley is Friday, July 6th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Sherley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sherley was in 1947 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Sherley Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sherley is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Sherley: Your name in reverse order is Yelrehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yelsreh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sherley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 565 people with the last name Sherley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sherley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sherley as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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