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The name Sharon is of Hebrew origin, and means plain.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sharon 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 Sharon
Use of the Name Sharon for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
716,036 345,960 27,733 6,624 2,820 1,036 501
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sharon has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Sharon first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1925, which is the first 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 Sharon
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
192579188  
1926682115  
1927665118  
1928556160  
1929342359  
1930287526  
1931253578  
1932229708  
1933178961  
19341501,357  
1935962,428  
1936603,569  
1937414,70386551
1938307,24293446
1939239,01388550
19401711,11878463
19411514,27772374
19421119,66373078
1943824,66065596
1944922,40062697
1945820,82079561
1946927,79671484
1947928,51394656
1948926,11484865
19491025,68089460
19501124,610  
19511323,891  
19521423,388  
19531523,025  
19541622,196  
19551522,047  
19561326,855  
19571424,28598859
19581721,103  
19591721,292  
19601620,428  
19611720,41996164
19621719,607  
19631917,798  
19642016,452  
19652215,138  
19662813,06298156
19673011,93298755
19683210,348  
1969369,686  
1970379,174  
1971407,527  
1972496,114  
1973574,970  
1974704,284  
1975753,729  
1976813,453  
1977953,092  
19781062,749  
19791182,683  
19801292,381  
19811302,148  
19821442,023  
19831591,779  
19841671,633  
19851771,530  
19861881,423  
19872111,249  
19882171,192  
19892441,116  
19902741,008  
1991284984  
1992298935  
1993312849  
1994315859  
1995330815  
1996324862  
1997365756  
1998398689  
1999407682  
2000420669  
2001476583  
2002512532  
2003527535  
2004560501  
Totals:  716,036 1,115

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sharon 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 Sharon appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 80 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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