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Cheryl Meaning


What does Cheryl mean?

The name Cheryl is of French origin.

The meaning of Cheryl is "beloved, darling".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "darling gem".

Cheryl is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Che-ryl.

The Given Name Cheryl

Cheryl is a form of Cher, Cherie. See Cher, Cherie for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Cheryl, is one of timelessness and adventure.

A refined name, Cheryl possesses great character.

Alternate names include Cherell, Cherelle, Cheril, Cherilyn, Cherilynn, Cherl, Cherlei, Cherly, Cherlyl, Cherlyn, Cheroyl, Cherrell, Cherrelle, Cherria, Cherrill, Cherryl, Chertte, Cherylanne, Cheryle, Cheryll, Sharyl, Sharyll, Sherill, Sherrell, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherryl, Sheryal, Sheryl, Sheryll, Sherylly.

Cheryl falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cheryl Miller.

Cheryl Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,898 in baby name popularity for girls with 57 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,929 in baby name popularity for girls with 56 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Cheryl has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Cheryl Name Popularity Page.

Cheryl Related Names

Famous Cheryls

  • Cheryl Miller ~ Basketball Player

Cheryl Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Cheryl.

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Cheryl Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cheryl in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cheryl.

Just for fun, see the name Cheryl in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cheryl in Nautical Flags page.