Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Of The Plain
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Sharon Boy)

In 2017 the name Sharon...

• was given to 243 baby girls
• was the 1,048th most popular name for baby girls
• was 41% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Maryland, New York, and Florida
• was about as popular as Anabella and Dani
Babies Named Sharon Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Sharon...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 98% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 63% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Wanda, Jeanne, Lorraine, Fred, Hugh, Norman
• has the most opposite popularity history to Shoshana, Ilana, Annalisa, Rafael, Francesco, Britton
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Sharon Per State
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Geographically the name Sharon...

• 17% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Calista, Dominique, Venus, Bernard, Dontae, Jesiah
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brooklyn, Addison, Lucy, Greyson, Sawyer, William
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Sharon by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Sharon are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Sharon will be the only kid named Sharon in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Sharon compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Sharon rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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