Shari

Shari - A very unique female name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shari, meaning princess, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1936 on position #1005. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shari and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shari? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shari. The baby girl name Shari was given to 6 baby girls in 2005, ranking #4745 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 254,619 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shari peaked in popularity 57 years ago in 1961 on position 142.



Famous with this name

Shari Shattuck
Shari Headley
Shari Sebbens


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Shari is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shari is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,078 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,078.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shari is where you live.


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Shari origin and meaning

Shari is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means princess. To see famous people named Shari, pop culture references for the name Shari and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shari

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shari, sorted by popularity.

Sarah / Sara / Sherry / Sierra / Sherri / Sheri / Sherrie / Sarai / Sheree / Shakira /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20054745
20024503
20014403
19993457
19982583
19972318
19961835
19952126
19941516
19931377
19921281
19911099
1990989
1989923
1988759
1987641
1986564
1985431
1984389
1983503
1982576
1981561
1980536
1979520
1978524
1977507
1976414
1975422
1974367
1973312
1972297
1971283
1970257
1969216
1968210
1967188
1966196
1965183
1964179
1963163
1962146
1961142
1960194
1959214
1958257
1957320
1956358
1955419
1954436
1953478
1952468
1951447
1950347
1949353
1948493
1947531
1946553
1945630
1944551
1943650
1942590
1941607
1940870
19391082
19381090
19371041
19361005

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2078

Even more about Shari


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shari a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shari?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1961
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shari
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 254,619
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1936
2005 births +6

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