US Popularity:12309
Other Origin(s):German, Latin
Meaning:Beloved, darling; Man
Sheryl is a feminine name of a few origins. It is thought to be a slightly Anglicized variation on the name Cheryl, which stems from the French term chérie and Latin cara, meaning “beloved” or “darling.” Sheryl gives you a sweet way of incorporating your favorite nicknames for baby into their given name while still maintaining that fashionable presentation. Sheryl is also believed to derive from German origins, meaning “man.” Besides these associations, Sheryl has been made famous by singer Sheryl Crow, whose hits like If It Makes You Happy and All I Wanna Do have a timeless resonance and might even become baby’s karaoke go-to's, as soon as they’re old enough to hold the mic!

Sheryl Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sheryl is currently #4097 on The Bump
Girl:Sheryl is currently #2763 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sheryl is currently #12309 in U.S. births
Girl:Sheryl is currently #7163 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 798
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 283

  • Behind the Name, Sheryl, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Cheryl, June 2023

  • Behind the Name, Cherie, February 2019

  • Name Doctor, Sheryl

  • Name Doctor, Cara

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