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Sheryl Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Sheryl?

In 2018 the rare name Sheryl, ranked the 5,933rd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

This once, top 1000 name, Sheryl is currently less popular.

Position 112, its highest popularity ranking, was reached in 1957 with 4,131 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Sheryl in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1932.

Sheryl, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1932-1948, and 1949-1957, whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1962-1977, 1978-1983, 1984-1992, 1993-2001, and 2008-2012.

Sometimes the name Sheryl has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

The popularity trend for Sheryl has steadily decreased for a while. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Sheryl has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Sheryl?

Sheryl's popularity is at an extremely low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Sheryl is very unique and will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

Relative to what it once was, Sheryl has fallen out of favor as a given name.

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   Sheryl (Girl)Sheryl (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 21 5,933 < 5 --
2017 23 5,624 < 5 --
2016 30 4,706 < 5 --
2015 17 7,205 < 5 --
2014 23 5,766 < 5 --
2013 27 5,122 < 5 --
2012 19 6,824 < 5 --
2011 24 5,693 < 5 --
2010 32 4,585 < 5 --
2009 27 5,357 < 5 --
2008 45 3,638 < 5 --
2007 23 6,053 < 5 --
2006 28 5,076 < 5 --
2005 26 5,090 < 5 --
2004 47 3,260 < 5 --
2003 54 2,874 < 5 --
2002 31 4,159 < 5 --
2001 35 3,773 < 5 --
2000 45 3,112 < 5 --
1999 52 2,696 < 5 --
1998 46 2,883 < 5 --
1997 53 2,475 < 5 --
1996 58 2,307 < 5 --
1995 68 2,024 < 5 --
1994 73 1,948 < 5 --
1993 89 1,692 < 5 --
1992 83 1,772 < 5 --
1991 109 1,460 < 5 --
1990 118 1,355 < 5 --
1989 135 1,201 < 5 --
1988 153 1,050 < 5 --
1987 175 939 < 5 --
1986 198 842 < 5 --
1985 198 825 < 5 --
1984 220 743 < 5 --
1983 218 750 < 5 --
1982 300 600 < 5 --
1981 319 580 < 5 --
1980 358 529 < 5 --
1979 412 491 < 5 --
1978 445 445 < 5 --
1977 386 495 < 5 --
1976 452 438 < 5 --
1975 576 362 < 5 --
1974 675 328 < 5 --
1973 795 295 6 4,993
1972 953 273 < 5 --
1971 1,192 246 6 4,833
1970 1,471 214 < 5 --
1969 1,707 186 < 5 --
1968 1,884 172 8 3,326
1967 2,239 154 10 2,745
1966 2,211 158 8 3,205
1965 2,535 147 < 5 --
1964 2,957 135 5 4,525
1963 3,105 135 8 3,281
1962 3,244 134 < 5 --
1961 3,121 140 6 4,006
1960 3,056 142 10 2,841
1959 3,541 128 7 3,557
1958 3,789 121 5 4,427
1957 4,131 112 11 2,608
1956 3,892 114 8 3,176
1955 3,409 125 < 5 --
1954 2,933 133 7 3,421
1953 2,399 148 7 3,389
1952 2,242 151 6 3,683
1951 1,935 161 5 4,181
1950 2,110 145 5 4,127
1949 1,971 149 9 2,775
1948 2,008 144 8 2,978
1947 1,835 163 13 2,235
1946 1,632 165 11 2,385
1945 1,055 194 7 2,962
1944 950 207 9 2,611
1943 588 287 5 3,978
1942 324 399 < 5 --
1941 195 499 < 5 --
1940 155 555 < 5 --
1939 135 578 < 5 --
1938 154 550 < 5 --
1937 77 785 5 3,940
1936 57 908 < 5 --
1935 32 1,301 < 5 --
1934 31 1,311 < 5 --
1933 24 1,545 < 5 --
1932 < 5 -- 5 4,217
1931 12 2,563 < 5 --
1930 5 5,161 < 5 --
1929 9 3,360 < 5 --
1928 10 3,136 < 5 --
1927 10 3,259 < 5 --
1926 7 4,250 < 5 --
1925 6 4,889 < 5 --
1924 6 4,973 < 5 --
1923 6 4,898 < 5 --
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1921 7 4,393 < 5 --
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.