Sherly

First Name
920
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sherly mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sherly

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  • A user from Dominican Republic says the name Sherly is of French origin and means "Gift of God".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Sherly is of Arabic origin and means "Whom god will always love".
Other origins: Indonesian, English, and Indian (Sanskrit)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 5 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 7 7 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 10 10 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 12 12 0
1963 14 14 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 14 14 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 12 12 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 9 9 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 5 5 0
1978 8 8 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 9 9 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 16 16 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 9 9 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 24 24 0
2002 28 28 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 33 33 0
2006 32 32 0
2007 40 40 0
2008 50 50 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 25 25 0
2011 25 25 0
2012 27 27 0
2013 20 20 0
2014 14 14 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 15 15 0
2017 12 12 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Sherly

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sherly as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sherly

  • How Popular is the name Sherly? Sherly is the 11,132nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sherly have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 920 babies born with the first name Sherly in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sherly to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sherly? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sherly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sherly is Wednesday, May 18th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Sherly born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sherly was in 2008 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Sherly Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sherly is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Sherly: Your name in reverse order is Ylrehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lheyrs. How do you pronounce that?

What Sherlys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Sherly born Mar 27, 1931

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 Alaska approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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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).