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The name Cheryl is of English origin, and means charity.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Cheryl has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Cheryl
Use of the Name Cheryl for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
436,744 301,366 17,295 704 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Cheryl has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Cheryl first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1931, which is the first year shown on the table.  Cheryl last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1997, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Cheryl
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
193198550  
1932    
193385961  
193477076  
1935660100  
193668894  
1937564145  
1938312397  
1939389290  
1940402287  
1941309445  
1942278603  
19431022,879  
1944367,960  
1945328,156  
19462711,514  
19472413,858  
19482613,199  
19492812,006  
19502911,818  
19513011,980  
19523112,191  
19532812,266  
19542215,003  
19551919,096  
19561821,265  
19571622,642  
19581324,09097760
19591820,941  
19601719,115  
19612018,287  
19622416,569  
19632415,050  
19642914,073  
19653112,551  
19663411,716  
19673510,761  
1968379,152  
1969418,350  
1970447,443  
1971506,324  
1972565,143  
1973744,005  
1974883,503  
1975972,997  
19761052,498  
19771352,122  
1978943,169  
1979943,209  
19801192,608  
19811342,113  
19821591,875  
19831761,562  
19842031,321  
19852091,223  
19862511,028  
1987262961  
1988282885  
1989350734  
1990415615  
1991457542  
1992533441  
1993610376  
1994685307  
1995778257  
1996812251  
1997992196  
Totals:  436,744 60

During the last 125 years, parents have used Cheryl as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Cheryl appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 66 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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