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Gender: Female Meaning of Sharon: "a plain" Origin of Sharon: Hebrew

The name Sharon is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "a plain". Sharon and is often added to lists like Hebrew Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

This Old Testament place name was in the Top 10 fifty years ago, but now Sharon's off on a cruise with cousin Karen.

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Famous People Named Sharon

Sharon Yvonne Stone, American actress
Sharon Rachel Osbourne, English TV personality, wife of musician Ozzy Osbourne
Sharon Jones, American soul singer, leader of The Dap-Kings
Sharon Van Etten, American singer-songwriter
Sharon Marie Tate, American actress, murdered by Manson killers
Sharon Kay Ritchie, Miss America 1956
Sharon Needles, stage name of Aaron Coady, American drag queen of "RuPaul's Drag Race"
Sharon Jordan, American actress
Sharon Helga Corr, Irish singer of band The Corrs
Sharon Maguire, English film director
Sharon Trostin Hampson, Canadian children's singer of trio Sharon, Lois & Bram
Sharon Shannon, Irish fiddler
Sharon Case, American actress
Sharon Doorson, Dutch pop singer
Sharon Kips, Dutch pop singer
Sharon Alida Maria Dijksma, Dutch politician
Sharon Janny den Adel, Dutch singer of metal band Within Temptation
Sharon Lee Myers, birth name of Jackie DeShannon, American singer
Sharon Lorencia Horgan, Irish actress
Sharon Elizabeth Lawrence, American actress
Sharon Mae Disney, younger daughter of Walt Disney
Sharon Fichman, Canadian tennis player
Sharon Walsh, American tennis player
Sharon Gamboa Cuneta(-Pangilinan), Filipina singer/actress
Sharon Creech, American children's novelist
Sharon Ann Leal, American actress
Sharon Belle, Canadian actress
Sharon Robinson, Daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson
Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister

Pop Culture References for the name Sharon

Sharon Anne Watts, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Sharon Newman, character on American soap opera "Young and the Restless"
Sharon Spitz, character on animated TV series "Braceface"
Sharon Theodopolopodous, character on British TV series "Birds of a Feather"
Sharon Raydor, character from TV's "The Closer" and "Major Crimes"
Sharon Carter, character in TV's "Two Guys, A Girl, And A Pizza Place"
Sharon Carter aka Agent 13, character in Marvel Comics
Rose of Sharon "Rosasharn" Joad Rivers, character in "The Grapes of Wrath"
Sharon McKendrick, character in 1961 film "The Parent Trap;" twin of Susan
Sharon Marsh, mother of Stan on TV's "South Park"
Sharon, companion in Doctor Who Magazine
Sharon, character in the Street Fighter EX video game series
Sharon Cooper, character in film "Grease 2"
Sharon Jellinsky, minor character in film Addams Family Values
Sharon Kaur, character in the British web series Corner Shop Show
Sharon Rainsworth, a character in the manga/anime series Pandora Hearts
Sharon Strzelecki, character on TV's Kath & Kim
Sharon Valerii, character on TV's Battlestar Galactica
Sharon Rai Prakash, character on Indian TV series Dil Dosti Dance
Sharon Plain, area in Israel


*S Says:


I think of Sharon Tate, who was a beautiful, glamorous woman. But to each his own. There are plenty of names that sound plain to me too.

Kaylon O. Centres Says:


Sharon reminds me of a plain-looking, middle aged matronly woman.

Yara Says:


I don't think this name is that old-sounding. It's very pretty.

Impwood Says:


I'm not overly keen on this name, but I can honestly see it on a person of any age. Baby, child, adolescent, young woman, middle-aged, elderly. Businesswoman, mother, schoolteacher, etc., etc.