The name Sharpay is a girl's name of Chinese origin meaning "sand skin". Sharpay and is often added to lists like Movie Character Names.
From the experts:
This name of the glamorous mean girl in "High School Musical" is a euphonic spin on the dog breed Shar Pei, a brilliant name joke skewering the practice of picking a name for its sound without considering what it means. Other examples: Cliche, Hooker.