Sharon

Sharon - A very unique female name



  Nov 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sharon, meaning a plain, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1919 on position #1964. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sharon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sharon? 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 Sharon. The baby girl name Sharon was given to 278 baby girls in 2012, ranking #814 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,084 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sharon peaked in popularity 74 years ago in 1943 on position 8.



Famous with this name

Sharon Stone
Sharon Small
Sharon Needles


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Sharon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sharon is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #488 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,381.

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 Sharon is where you live.


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Sharon origin and meaning

Sharon is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means a plain. To see famous people named Sharon, pop culture references for the name Sharon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sharon

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

Serena / Sharron / Sarina / Sharyn / Serina / Sharen / Sheron / Sherron / Sirena / Sarena /

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
2012814
2011821
2010811
2009784
2008641
2007716
2006626
2005580
2004567
2003549
2002509
2001467
2000415
1999407
1998397
1997364
1996327
1995334
1994321
1993314
1992296
1991287
1990277
1989243
1988216
1987213
1986188
1985176
1984167
1983159
1982144
1981130
1980129
1979118
1978107
197795
197681
197575
197470
197357
197250
197140
197037
196936
196832
196730
196628
196522
196420
196319
196217
196117
196016
195917
195817
195714
195613
195515
195416
195315
195214
195113
195011
194910
19489
19479
19469
19458
19449
19438
194211
194115
194017
193923
193830
193742
193661
193596
1934152
1933179
1932230
1931254
1930285
1929343
1928582
1927675
1926752
1925953
19241383
19231334
19221186
19211763
19202014
19191964

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama488
New York508
New Jersey520
California593
Oregon595
Massachusetts675
Georgia704
North Carolina704
Kentucky712
Oklahoma770
Virginia796
Maryland841
Texas888
Washington914
Florida932
Indiana992
Pennsylvania1074
Tennessee1217
Illinois1285
Ohio1381

Even more about Sharon


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 Sharon 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 Sharon?

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
1943
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sharon
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,084
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1919
2012 births +278

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