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Girl Name: Sheryl

Name: Sheryl
Pronunciation: \sh(er)-yl\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: German
Related Names: Shera
Sounds Like: Sharyl, Sheryle, Sheril
Variant forms: Cheralin, Cheralyn, Cheralynne, Cherilynn, Cherilynn, Sharell, Sharelle, Sharrell, Sheralyn, Sheralin, Sherell, Sherelle, Sherileen, Sherill, Sherilyn, Sherilynne, Sherlene, Sherrell, Sherrelle, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sherylayne, Sheryll
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 307

Description

Sheryl \sh(er)-yl\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHARE-el. It is of English origin. Variant of Cheryl, from Charlotte (Old German) "free man". The Sheryl spelling ensures the soft sh- pronunciation. Some of the names listed here also could be considered as variant forms of Shirley. See also Sha-. Actress Sherilyn Fenn; singer Sheryl Crow; basketball player Sheryl Swoopes.

Sheryl has 24 variant forms: Cheralin, Cheralyn, Cheralynne, Cherilynn, Cherilynn, Sharell, Sharelle, Sharrell, Sheralyn, Sheralin, Sherell, Sherelle, Sherileen, Sherill, Sherilyn, Sherilynne, Sherlene, Sherrell, Sherrelle, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sherylayne and Sheryll.

For more information, see also the related name Shera.

Baby names that sound like Sheryl are Sharyl, Sheryle and Sheril.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Sheryl.

Popularity

Sheryl is a very popular first name for women (#307 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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