Sherwin

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sherwin

User Submitted Origins

     English
50%
     Indian (Sanskrit)
13%
     Anglo-Saxon
13%
     Arabic
13%
     Persian/Iranian
13%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Indonesia says the name Sherwin means "Quick as the wind" and is of Anglo-Saxon origin.
  • A user from India says the name Sherwin is of English origin and means "Fast as wind".
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Notable Persons Named Sherwin

Wood Harris is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to present. Wood was given the name Sherwin David Harris on October 17th, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Sherwin B. Nuland was a scientist in the field of surgeon. Sherwin was given the name Shepsel Ber Nudelman on December 8th, 1930 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He passed away on March 3rd, 2014.

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Sherwin Campbell is a cricketer. Sherwin was born on January 1st, 1970 in Belleplaine, Barbados.

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Sherwin Rosen was an economist in the field of labour economics. Sherwin was born on September 29th, 1938. He passed away on March 17th, 2001.

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Sherwin was born on May 19th, 1986.

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Sherwin Bitsui is a writer and painting. Sherwin was born in 1975 in Holbrook, Arizona.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sherwin

Saint Ralph Sherwin was a saint. He holds the title Priest and Martyr. Saint was born on October 25th, 1550 in Rodsley. He breathed his last breath on December 1st, 1581.

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Ray was born in 1952.

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Derrick Sherwin is a television producer, writer, and actor. Derrick was given the name Derrick G. Sherwin on April 16th, 1936 in High Wycombe, England.

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David was born in 1942.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1913 7 0 7
1914 12 0 12
1915 15 0 15
1916 19 0 19
1917 17 0 17
1918 15 0 15
1919 13 0 13
1920 22 0 22
1921 20 0 20
1922 31 0 31
1923 25 0 25
1924 27 0 27
1925 41 0 41
1926 27 0 27
1927 42 0 42
1928 45 0 45
1929 55 0 55
1930 51 0 51
1931 52 0 52
1932 41 0 41
1933 46 0 46
1934 46 0 46
1935 66 0 66
1936 58 0 58
1937 38 0 38
1938 49 0 49
1939 38 0 38
1940 42 0 42
1941 35 0 35
1942 39 0 39
1943 41 0 41
1944 32 0 32
1945 37 0 37
1946 48 0 48
1947 41 0 41
1948 47 0 47
1949 50 0 50
1950 53 0 53
1951 56 5 51
1952 49 0 49
1953 56 0 56
1954 50 0 50
1955 43 0 43
1956 37 0 37
1957 44 0 44
1958 38 0 38
1959 40 0 40
1960 27 0 27
1961 30 0 30
1962 22 0 22
1963 24 0 24
1964 42 5 37
1965 30 0 30
1966 47 5 42
1967 35 0 35
1968 41 0 41
1969 47 0 47
1970 56 0 56
1971 57 0 57
1972 47 0 47
1973 56 0 56
1974 43 0 43
1975 39 0 39
1976 48 0 48
1977 43 0 43
1978 54 0 54
1979 49 0 49
1980 53 0 53
1981 43 0 43
1982 41 0 41
1983 46 0 46
1984 42 0 42
1985 52 0 52
1986 46 0 46
1987 48 0 48
1988 39 0 39
1989 37 0 37
1990 37 0 37
1991 33 0 33
1992 50 0 50
1993 32 0 32
1994 35 0 35
1995 32 0 32
1996 30 0 30
1997 27 0 27
1998 26 0 26
1999 21 0 21
2000 20 0 20
2001 24 0 24
2002 25 0 25
2003 19 0 19
2004 19 0 19
2005 25 0 25
2006 19 0 19
2007 20 0 20
2008 15 0 15
2009 5 0 5
2010 11 0 11
2011 10 0 10
2012 7 0 7
2013 15 0 15
2014 10 0 10
2015 14 0 14
2016 16 0 16
2017 14 0 14
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Sherwin

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Sherwin as a first name

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Popularity of Sherwin as a last name

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Common last names for Sherwin

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sherwin U.S.
  White 95.51% 64.26%
  African American 0.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sherwin

People with the last name Sherwin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Sherwin

  • How Popular is the name Sherwin? Sherwin is the 4,579th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sherwin was the 9,821st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sherwin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,696 babies born with the first name Sherwin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sherwin to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sherwin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sherwin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sherwin is Wednesday, July 2nd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Sherwin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sherwin was in 1935 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Sherwin Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sherwin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 14 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Sherwin: Your name in reverse order is Niwrehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Srhwein. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sherwin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,296 people with the last name Sherwin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sherwin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Sherwin as their last name.

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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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