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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sherlin

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Sherlin is of Unknown origin and means "The best".
  • According to a user from India, the name Sherlin is of English origin and means "Bright and intelligent".
Other origins: Hindu

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Alt. Meaning

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

R is for respect, earned through your actions

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 5 5 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 51 51 0
2004 76 76 0
2005 58 58 0
2006 121 121 0
2007 81 81 0
2008 55 55 0
2009 50 50 0
2010 66 66 0
2011 31 31 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 16 16 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 7 7 0

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Popularity of Sherlin as a first name

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Popularity of Sherlin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sherlin U.S.
  White 92.03% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sherlin

People with the last name Sherlin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sherlin

  • How Popular is the name Sherlin? Sherlin is the 12,834th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sherlin was the 37,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sherlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 716 babies born with the first name Sherlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sherlin to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sherlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sherlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sherlin is Wednesday, January 13th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Sherlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sherlin was in 2006 with a total of 121 babies.
  • Random Sherlin Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sherlin is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Sherlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilrehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ierhlns. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sherlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 602 people with the last name Sherlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sherlin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sherlin as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).