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Sharon is a baby girl’s name of Hebrew origin that means “a plain”. Sharon was popular in the mid 20th century but has fallen in popularity in the last decade. Sharon is a classic, vintage name that deserves a second look.

Meaning of the name Sharon:

Hebrew: a plain

Origin of the name Sharon:

Sharon is a baby girl’s name of Hebrew origin that means “a plain” and refers to a fertile plain near the coast of Israel.

Symbolism of the name Sharon:

Sharon is the name of a flowering shrub called the Rose of Sharon. The Rose of Sharon is a symbol of beauty and is used in the Hebrew Bible to describe the beauty of the wife of King Solomon.

baby name Sharon

Style of the name Sharon:

traditional

Gender of the name Sharon:

Sharon is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Sharon:

SHAR-ən, SHEHR-ən

Number of syllables in the name Sharon:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Sharon:

Sharon evokes feelings of beauty and grace.

Alternative spellings for the name Sharon:

Charon, Sharen, Sharyn, Shaeryn, Sharron

Nicknames for the name Sharon:

Popularity of the name Sharon:

According to the Social Security Administration, Sharon is a popular baby girl’s name. Sharon was in the top 1000 baby names from 1925 to 2016. Sharon was in the top 100 names from 1935 to 1977 and the top 10 from 1943 to 1948.

Related names for the name Sharon:

Great middle names for the name Sharon and their meanings:

  • Ivy (the plant)
  • Valentina (strength, health)
  • Zara (blooming flower)
  • Pippa (lover of horses)
  • Rosie (rose)
  • Josie (Jehovah increases)
  • Gemma (precious stone)
  • Maeve (she who intoxicates)

Famous people with the name Sharon:

  • Sharon Stone (American actress)
  • Sharon Osbourne (English TV personality)
  • Sharon Corr (Irish singer)
  • Sharon Maguire (English film director)
  • Sharon den Adel (Dutch singer)

Sharon in popular culture:

  • Sharon (literature, “The Skyrocket” by Adela Rogers St. Johns)
  • Sharon Newman (television, “Young and the Restless”)
  • Sharon Carter (media, character in Marvel Comics)
  • Sharon Cooper (film, “Grease 2”)
  • Sharon Anne Watts (television, “EastEnders”)