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Cheryl Name Popularity

How popular is the name Cheryl? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 1,562 6 0.0005%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 1,009 23 0.0021%
1929 1,548 5 0.0005%
1930 1,218 11 0.0011%
1931 1,014 18 0.0018%
1932 1,405 6 0.0006%
1933 958 22 0.0024%
1934 748 44 0.0046%
1935 649 62 0.0064%
1936 662 59 0.0061%
1937 553 101 0.0102%
1938 313 353 0.0345%
1939 387 244 0.024%
1940 411 237 0.0223%
1941 313 398 0.0354%
1942 281 550 0.0436%
1943 102 2,875 0.2202%
1944 36 7,970 0.6431%
1945 32 8,146 0.6679%
1946 27 11,525 0.7811%
1947 24 13,886 0.8319%
1948 25 13,221 0.8282%
1949 28 12,006 0.7463%
1950 29 11,825 0.7344%
1951 30 11,987 0.707%
1952 31 12,199 0.6989%
1953 28 12,266 0.6931%
1954 22 15,011 0.8212%
1955 19 19,103 1.0386%
1956 18 21,278 1.1266%
1957 16 22,641 1.1766%
1958 13 24,113 1.2759%
1959 18 20,943 1.1023%
1960 17 19,126 1.0094%
1961 20 18,289 0.9687%
1962 24 16,586 0.9034%
1963 24 15,048 0.8383%
1964 29 14,077 0.7997%
1965 31 12,552 0.7676%
1966 34 11,712 0.7501%
1967 35 10,768 0.7096%
1968 37 9,143 0.6089%
1969 41 8,345 0.5417%
1970 44 7,440 0.4675%
1971 50 6,330 0.4212%
1972 56 5,135 0.377%
1973 74 4,011 0.3094%
1974 88 3,495 0.2689%
1975 97 2,991 0.2328%
1976 105 2,477 0.1922%
1977 134 2,111 0.1566%
1978 94 3,153 0.2345%
1979 94 3,208 0.2275%
1980 119 2,596 0.1775%
1981 133 2,115 0.1439%
1982 159 1,866 0.1249%
1983 176 1,548 0.1049%
1984 203 1,292 0.0869%
1985 209 1,206 0.0795%
1986 248 1,014 0.0672%
1987 260 942 0.0617%
1988 281 861 0.0553%
1989 347 701 0.0434%
1990 419 569 0.0343%
1991 457 510 0.0313%
1992 537 395 0.0247%
1993 608 333 0.0214%
1994 696 252 0.0164%
1995 809 196 0.013%
1996 822 194 0.013%
1997 1,000 141 0.0095%
1998 1,133 114 0.0076%
1999 1,188 108 0.0072%
2000 1,410 78 0.0051%
2001 1,322 91 0.006%
2002 1,602 61 0.0041%
2003 1,557 67 0.0044%
2004 1,559 68 0.0045%
2005 1,931 43 0.0028%
2006 1,990 43 0.0027%
2007 2,084 37 0.0023%
2008 1,941 45 0.0029%
2009 2,711 16 0.0011%
2010 2,275 26 0.0018%
2011 2,410 21 0.0015%
2012 2,095 31 0.0022%
2013 2,440 19 0.0013%
2014 2,480 18 0.0012%
2015 2,502 18 0.0012%
2016 2,138 27 0.0019%
2017 2,259 22 0.0016%
2018 2,046 27 0.002%
2019 2,822 9 0.0007%

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Names Like Cheryl

If you like Cheryl, you’ll love these other names like Cheryl.


What names are variants of Cheryl?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Cheryl.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Charell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Charelle

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Charil

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Charyl

Free man; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherell

Dear, darling; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherelle

Dear

French

Cheriann

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherianne

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherie

Dear, darling

French

Cherilee

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherilyn

Dear

French

Cherilynn

Dear; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherlyn

Free man; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherlyne

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherrell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherrellee

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherrill

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherryl

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherylann

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cheryle

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherylee

Dear; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cheryline

Dear; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherylinn

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cheryll

Free man; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherylle

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherylyn

Dear; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Cherylynn

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Chyril

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Chyrill

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sharell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sharil

Free man; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sharrell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sharyl

Free man; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sharyll

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherai

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherianne

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sheril

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherill

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherrell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherril

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherrill

Dear, darling; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sherryl

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sheryell

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sheryl

A variant form of Shirley.

German

Sheryle

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Sheryll

Dear; cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Shiral

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Shyril

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek

Shyrill

Cherry fruit; green gemstone

Greek


What names sound like Cheryl?

If you like how Cheryl sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Cheryl.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Charela

The Lord's mountain

Hebrew

Charill

Free man

German

Charla

Free man

German

Charle

Free man

German

Charli

Free man

German

Charly

Free man

German

Cherylie

Dear, dearly, dearest

French

Sharel

Free man

German

Sherli

Bright meadow

English

Shirl

Bright meadow

English


What names are similar to Cheryl?

Find a name that’s like Cheryl, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Carol

Free man

German

Charlotte

Free man

French

Cher

Dear

French

Cherida

Dear; greenery

Spanish

Meryl

Shining sea

English

Sherry

Dear

French

Teryl

Modern


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